Leibniz's Theodicy can and should be read otherwise than a naive statement of metaphysical optimism. To make this point, the Author revives some suggestions by Deleuze and contrasts them with Heidegger's critical reading of Leibniz's rationalism. Just as in Bach's Art of Fugue every chord is repeated in multiple tonalities, in Leibniz's universe each event is a moment of an infinite rational web. The best of all possible worlds is not 'perfect', and its harmony and order are not free from dissonances, but each dissonant chord of reality is 'well-tempered' through its infinite relations to all other chords and tonalities.
|Titolo:||Justifying Leibniz, or the infinite Patience of Reasoning|
|Data di pubblicazione:||2016|
|Appare nelle tipologie:||3.1 Articolo su libro|