New Essays on Leibniz's Theodicy

2014.08.11 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Larry M. Jorgensen and Samuel Newlands (eds.), New Essays on Leibniz's Theodicy, Oxford University Press, 2014, 257pp., $65.00
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2014.08.11 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Larry M. Jorgensen and Samuel Newlands (eds.), New Essays on Leibniz's Theodicy, Oxford University Press, 2014, 257pp., $65.00 (hbk), ISBN 9780199660032. Reviewed by Paul Lodge, Mansfield College, University of Oxford This collection is derived from the conference Leibniz's Theodicy: Context and Content, which was held on the 300th anniversary of the publication of the Theodicy at the University of Notre Dame in September 2010. Indeed, the original versions of many of the papers can still be viewed on the Notre Dame's Center for the Philosophy of Religion's YouTube page. The stated aim of the conference was to explore [the Theodicy's] contents, its fit within the Leibnizian corpus, its broader historical context, and its subsequent reception and impact [and] also explore how the views expressed fit into the larger intellectual landscape of the period, standing as it does at crucial crossroads: the waning of. . .

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