Leibniz's Argument for the Identity of Indiscernibles in his Correspondence with Clarke

Australasian Journal of Philosophy 77 (4):429 – 438 (1999)
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In Section 21 of his fifth letter to Clarke Leibniz attempts to derive the Identity of Indiscernibles from an application of the Principle of Sufficient Reason to God´s act of creation, namely that God has a reason to create the world he creates. In this paper I argue that this argument fails, not just because the Identity of Indiscernibles is false, but because there is a counterexample to one of the premises that Leibniz cannot satisfactorily rule out.
Keywords Leibniz  Identity of Indiscernibles  Sufficient Reson
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