Ideas from 'Definitiones cogitationesque metaphysicae' by Gottfried Leibniz [1678], by Theme Structure

[found in 'Leibniz Akademie Edition' by Leibniz,Gottfried (ed/tr [Berlin Akademie]) [Berline Akademie 1999,]].

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9. Objects / B. Unity of Objects / 2. Substance / d. Substance defined
Substance is that which can act
14. Science / D. Explanation / 3. Best Explanation / b. Ultimate explanation
Nature can be fully explained by final causes alone, or by efficient causes alone