Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Holz I 62
Principle of Variety/Leibniz: (2nd Principle next to the Identity Principle):
"That different things are perceived by me".
This says nothing about the reality content of my perceptions! These could be phenomenal side effects or unconscious productions.
Holz I 78
Principle of Variety/Principles/Thinking/Leibniz: the formal possibility of thinking is based on the principle of variety.
((s) Because you cannot think of a single thing without relation to anything else.)
Double movement/ascent/descent/Leibniz/Holz: from the certainty of the perceived multiplicity, one can now ascend to the infinitesimal boundary concept "all beings at the same time".

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 2017-05-25