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Philosophy

Leibniz: A Remarkable Thinker Guided by God's Authority

Leibniz: A Remarkable Thinker Guided by God's Authority

German intellect Gottfried von Leibniz is well known for his work in philosophy, particularly in relation to theology. He argued that since both reason and faith are gifts of God, the two fields, if properly understood, could not be contradictory. Leibniz also argued for what came to be called “Optimism,” the idea that any flaw of our world must also exist in others.