Outline of Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz

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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].

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

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  1. ^ Rescher, N. (2003). On Leibniz.
  2. ^ Davis, M. (2011). The universal computer: The road from Leibniz to Turing, (AK Peters/CRC Press).
  3. ^ https://www.uni-konstanz.de/en/university/about-the-university-of-konstanz/awards-and-honours/external-awards-and-honours/gottfried-wilhelm-leibniz-grant/
  4. ^ Antognazza, M. R. (2009). Leibniz: an intellectual biography, (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, winner of the 2010 Pfizer Award)

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