ONTOLOGIES : LEIBNIZ VS. MATERIALISM (a first attempt) [Comments welcome]
TOPICLEIBNIZMATERIALISM Existence Mental (Nonphysical) + Physical The nonphysical is beyond spacetime, the physical is within it.Physical, only in spacetime SpacetimeExists only around particlesExists everywhere RealityOnly mental is realOnly physical is real Ideas Exist mentallyDo not exist MathematicsOnly logic and numbers mentally exist, not physically.Does not exist Physics Mentally exists as descriptions of particle behavior according to God's Pre-existing HarmonyPhysics seems to be embedded (?) in the particles GodIs the only doer and perceiver and so is necessary for existence. Is a fairy tale. NothingThe absence of a particleCan exist everywhere Dr. Roger Clough NIST (ret.) 6/10/2013 See my Leibniz site at http://team.academia.edu/RogerClough -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Everything List" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to everything-list+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to this group, send email to email@example.com. Visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/everything-list?hl=en. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/groups/opt_out.