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Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz ( ) /enlight.htm A presentation by Kati Radloff
Leibniz‘ Fields of Interest MathematicsPhysics Philosophy
Leibniz‘ Father -died, when Leibniz was six years of age. - Leibniz‘ mother followed him a couple of years later
Nikolai-School Leibniz taught himself Latin at the age of 8. He graduated from this high school at 14 years of age as one of the best students. He then attended the philosophical and juridical faculty of the University of Altdorf.
The University of Altdorf Here, Leibniz graduated after 6 years of intense studying with a doctor‘s degree and a habilitation at the age of 20. Leibniz was offered a place to work as professor, but refused to become politically active.
„One created everything out of nothing“ http;//pauillac.inria.fr/cidigbet/web.html Just as the whole of mathematics was constructed from 0 and 1, so the whole universe was generated of the pure being of God and nothingness.
Leibniz‘ Achievements Infinitesimal calculus Determinant calculus Binary arithmetics The term of „function“ monadology Binary machine Calculator theodizee MathematicsPhysics Philosophy Relativity theory Sentence of energy maintenance Continuity principle
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