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  1. Samuel Levey (2012). On Time and the Dichotomy in Leibniz. Studia Leibnitiana 44 (1):33-59.
     
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  2. Samuel Levey (2012). On Unity, Borrowed Reality and Multitude in Leibniz. The Leibniz Review 22:97-134.
    In this paper I argue that what has been called Leibniz’s “aggregate argument” for unities in things in fact comprises three quite distinct lines of argument, with different concepts being advanced under the name ‘unity’ and meriting quite different conceptual treatment. Two of those arguments, what I call the Borrowed Reality Argument and the Multitude Argument, also appear in later writings to be further elaborated into arguments not just for unities but for simples. I consider the arguments in detail. I (...)
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  3. Samuel Levey (2011). On Two Theories of Substance in Leibniz: Critical Notice of Daniel Garber, Leibniz: Body, Substance, Monad. Philosophical Review 120 (2):285 - 320.
    The article is a critical notice of Daniel Garber, Leibniz: Body, Substance, Monad. Garber presents a developmental reading of Leibniz's metaphysics that focuses on Leibniz's evolving analysis of body and force as the key to his account of substance. Garber claims that Leibniz shifts from an early theory of body to a theory of corporeal substance in his middle years, and only develops a theory of monads in his later writings—and that even then Leibniz looks not to abandon the scheme (...)
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  4. Samuel Levey (2010). Dans les Corps Il N'y a Point de Figure Parfaite: Leibniz on Time, Change and Corporeal Substance. Oxford Studies in Early Modern Philosophy 5:146-70.
     
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  5. Samuel Levey (2008). Why Simples? The Leibniz Review 18:225-247.
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  6. Samuel Levey (2007). On Unity and Simple Substance in Leibniz. The Leibniz Review 17:61-106.
    What is Leibniz’s argument for simple substances? I propose that it is an extension of his prior argument for incorporeal forms as principles of unity for individual corporeal substances. The extension involves seeing the hylomorphic analysis of corporeal substances as implying a resolution of matter into forms, and this seems to demand that forms, which are themselves simple, be the only elements of things. The argument for simples thus presupposes the existence of corporeal substances as a key premise. Yet a (...)
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  7. Samuel Levey (2006). Review of Nicholas Jolley, Leibniz. [REVIEW] Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews 2006 (6).
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  8. Samuel Levey (2005). Leibniz on Precise Shapes and the Corporeal World. In Donald Rutherford J. A. Cover (ed.), Leibniz: Nature and Freedom. Oxford University Press. 69--94.
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  9. Samuel Levey (2003). On Unity. Philosophical Topics 31 (1/2):245-275.
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  10. Samuel Levey (2003). The Interval of Motion in Leibniz's Pacidius Philalethi. Noûs 37 (3):371–416.
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  11. Samuel Levey (2002). Leibniz and the Sorites. The Leibniz Review 12:25-49.
    The sorites paradox receives its most sophisticated early modem discussion in Leibniz’s writings. In an important early document Leibniz holds that vague terms have sharp boundaries of application, but soon thereafter he comes to adopt a form of nihilism aboutvagueness: and it later proves to be his settled view that vagueness results from semantical indeterminacy. The reason for this change of mind is unclear, and Leibniz does not appear to have any grounds for it. I suggest that his various treatments (...)
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  12. Samuel Levey (2001). The Young Leibniz and His Philosophy (1646-76). The Leibniz Review 11:59-62.
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  13. Samuel Levey (1999). Leibniz's Constructivism and Infinitely Folded Matter. In Gennaro Rocco & Huenemann Charles (eds.), New Essays on the Rationalists. Oxford. 134--162.
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  14. Samuel Levey (1999). Matter and Two Concepts of Continuity in Leibniz. Philosophical Studies 94 (1-2):81-118.
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  15. Samuel Levey (1998). Leibniz on Mathematics and the Actually Infinite Division of Matter. Philosophical Review 107 (1):49-96.
  16. Samuel Levey (1997). Coincidence and Principles of Composition. Analysis 57 (1):1–10.
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