Article ID: CBB000081475

Nature on the rack: Leibniz's attitude towards judicial torture and the “torture” of nature (1997)

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Description On Leibniz's use of “putting nature on the rack” as a metaphor for scientific experimentation.


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Authors & Contributors
Duchesneau, François
Lamarra, Antonio
Breger, Herbert
Becco, Anne
Russell, L. J.
Fenton, Norman E.
Journals
Studia Leibnitiana
Epistemologia
Revue des sciences philosophiques et théologiques
Studies in History and Philosophy of Science
Philosophical Quarterly
British Journal for the History of Philosophy
Publishers
Vrin
Paon Press
Ateneo
Éditions de l'Institut Supérieur de Philosophie
Routledge
New York, City University of
Concepts
Science
Matter theory
Explanation; hypotheses; theories
Infinity
Kuru (disease)
People
Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm von
Descartes, René
Newton, Isaac
Morgan, Karl Ziegler
Spinoza, Baruch
Boyle, Robert
Time Periods
17th century
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