Was Leibniz Catholic?


Was Leibniz Catholic?


Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz was born on July 1, 1646 in Leipzig, Saxony (present-day Germany), and he earned degrees at Leipzig University and the Universities of Jena and Altdorf. Leibniz was both a philosopher and mathematician, and he is most remembered for differential and integral calculus, the pinwheel calculator, being an optimist (philosophy), and developing a catalogue system for libraries.

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Leibniz was not a Catholic.

In his life, Leibniz claimed he was a Protestant committed to Trinitarian Christianity and rejected the prevalent...

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Gottfried Leibniz: Biography & Contributions to Math

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