Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Holz I 38
Language/Leibniz: it is important to understand that the number of the first sentences is infinite, for they are either definitions or axioms.
Holz 63
Finite/infinite/Leibniz: the set of possible objects of experience must be assumed to be infinite, because there ought to be a cause for reason why these should not be infinite, and there can be no such thing.
I 64
Language/infinite/finite/statement/fact/Leibniz: so there must be an infinite set of facts and correspondingly an infinite set of statements! (Factual truths). A finite mind, however, is incapable of reducing it to a finite set of identical sentences.
One never possesses a (full) proof, although there is always a reason for the truth. The reason can be fully understood by God alone.

Lei II
G. W. Leibniz
Philosophical Texts (Oxford Philosophical Texts) Oxford 1998

Lei I
H. H. Holz
Leibniz Frankfurt 1992

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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-05-30