Outline of Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz


Gottfried Wilhelm (von) Leibniz (1 July 1646 [O.S. 21 June] – 14 November 1716); German polymath, philosopher logician, mathematician.[1] Developed differential and integral calculus at about the same time and independently of Isaac Newton. Leibniz earned his keep as a lawyer, diplomat, librarian, and genealogist for the House of Hanover, and contributed to diverse areas. His impact continues to reverberate, especially his original contributions in logic and binary representations.[2]

Achievements and contributions


Devices

Logic

Mathematics

Philosophy

Physics

Personal life


  • Leibniz's political views
  • Leibniz's religious views

Family

Major works by Leibniz


Manuscript archives and translations of Leibniz's works


Journals focused on Leibniz studies


Organizations named after Leibniz


Prizes named after Leibniz


Publications about Leibniz


Maria Rosa Antognazza's 2009 Leibniz biography is a major recent resource.[4]

See also


References


  1. Rescher, N. (2003). On Leibniz, Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh University Press.
  2. Davis, M. (2011). The universal computer: The road from Leibniz to Turing, (AK Peters/CRC Press).
  3. Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize
  4. Antognazza, M. R. (2009). Leibniz: an intellectual biography, (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, winner of the 2010 Pfizer Award)