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Historical Roots of Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz’s Universal Science

Epistemology and Philosophy of Science. 2018. Vol. 55. No. 2. P. 165-179.

This paper analyses different retrospective links between the scientia generalis by Leibniz and the philosophical, rhetorical and encyclopaedic traditions of the Renaissance and Early Modern Europe, emphasising the influence of Aristotle’s’ “Metaphysics” on the genesis of  the concept of universal science in 17th century philosophy.