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  1. Justin Erik Halldór Smith (2010). Leibniz lecteur de Spinoza. La genèse d'une opposition complexe (review). Journal of the History of Philosophy 48 (1):pp. 108-110.
    This book is a significant accomplishment, and for now the most comprehensive intervention in a debate that has been more than three hundred years in the making. At least since Pierre Bayle, commentators have imagined a sort of paradox in the pairing of Spinoza’s irreproachable way of life with his scandalous philosophy, in contrast with the perfect fit between Leibniz’s optimism for the status quo with his supposedly opportunistic relation to his courtly benefactors. Together with these biographical coordinates, to which (...)
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  2. Justin Erik Halldór Smith (2004). Christian Platonism and the Metaphysics of Body in Leibniz. British Journal for the History of Philosophy 12 (1):43 – 59.
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  3. Justin Erik Halldór Smith (2002). Leibniz's Hylomorphic Monad. History of Philosophy Quarterly 19 (1):21 - 42.
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  4. Justin Erik Halldor Smith (2000). Leibniz, Microscopy, and the Metaphysics of Composite Substance. Dissertation, Columbia University
    In very recent Leibniz commentary, there has been a movement among some commentators toward the view that Leibniz was not an unwavering monadological immaterialist, committed to the substantiality only of absolutely simple, immaterial nodes of perception and appetite. It has been conceded that Leibniz was also partially sympathetic to an ontology that would concede full substantiality to composite entities. Most commentators who have been willing to concede as much have confined this alternative metaphysics to Leibniz's middle period, roughly 1676--1694. These (...)
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  5. Justin Erik Halldór Smith (1999). Mundus Combinatus. The Leibniz Review 9:97-103.
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