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Leibniz philosophy of the Monadology

Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz ( 1646-1716) One of Leibniz's most important contributions to the field of philosophy is his idea of monads. Monads are metaphysical entities that constitute the fundamental building blocks of reality, or what Leibniz referred to as "simple substances". Interested in exploring the work of Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz? Learn about his " Monadology" and other essential concepts in Leibniz's philosophy here.   What is the Monadology ?  The Monadology is a complex philosophical work that was written by Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz in 1714. It is an attempt to explain the origin of the universe and its structure, based on his philosophical system of Monads. According to Leibniz, these Monads are the basic elements from which all physical reality is composed. They are immaterial beings but possess active forces within them that cause them to interact with one another. The interactions between Monads give rise to the physical laws of nature that