Faith and Reason in the Philosophy of Leibniz


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There is much scholarly disagreement with regard to the program of the Enlightenment. Something in the vicinity of agreement is achievable provided one remains suitably vague. I intend to take advantage of that. One item that seems to me characteristic of the Enlightenment is the general idea that human reason is the ultimate arbiter in all matters concerning warranted human belief—matters of religion included. And I have no doubt that Leibniz’s philosophizing properly understood, contributes to that general idea. In what follows, I concentrate on some aspects of Leibniz’s thinking that seem to me especially relevant to this theme.
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