Poeta Calculans: Harsdorffer, Leibniz, and the mathesis universalis

  title={Poeta Calculans: Harsdorffer, Leibniz, and the mathesis universalis},
  author={Jan Westerhoff},
  journal={Journal of the History of Ideas},
  pages={449 - 467}
  • Jan Westerhoff
  • Published 1 July 1999
  • Philosophy
  • Journal of the History of Ideas
L'A. se propose de mesurer les relations entre le projet philosophique majeur du XVII e me sicele, celui de la mathesis universalis developpe par Leibniz, et la pratique de la poesie baroque representee par G. P. Harsdorffer. Defendant la these d'un arriere-plan conceptuel de la culture baroque europeenne, l'A. montre que la poesie et la science du XVII e siecle partagent la meme approche du langage et des systemes de notation qui consistuent leur condition de possibilite respective. Soulignant… 
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