Though the works of Leibniz were largely translated, Protogaea has languished in its unique Latin for hundreds of years. Now Claudine Cohen and Andre Wakefield supply the 1st English translation of this significant textual content in ordinary philosophy and common background. Written among 1691 and 1693, and primary released after Leibniz’s loss of life in 1749, Protogaea reemerges during this bilingual version with an creation that conscientiously situates the paintings inside of its ancient context.
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