Search for dissertations about: "Peter Myrdal"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words Peter Myrdal.

  1. 1. Leibniz on Agency and Force

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Philosophy, Uppsala University

    Author : Peter Myrdal; Uppsala universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Leibniz; Gottfried Wilhelm; 1646-1716; Early Modern Philosophy; Agency; Force; Final causes; Theoretical Philosophy; Teoretisk filosofi;

    Abstract : This is a study of Leibniz’s theory of agency – his theory of the nature of causal powers and agents. Leibniz develops his view against the background of an Aristotelian conception of agency. The latter was rejected by many early modern philosophers in the wake of the mechanist conception of the natural world. READ MORE