Ideas from 'A Specimen of Discoveries' by Gottfried Leibniz [1686], by Theme Structure

[found in 'Philosophical Writings' by Leibniz,Gottfried (ed/tr Parkinson,G.H.R.) [Dent 1973,0-460-11905-2]].

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2. Reason / A. Nature of Reason / 4. Aims of Reason
The two basics of reasoning are contradiction and sufficient reason
17. Mind and Body / A. Mind-Body Dualism / 5. Parallelism
Assume that mind and body follow their own laws, but God has harmonised them
29. Religion / F. Problem of Evil / 2. Human Evil
God doesn't decide that Adam will sin, but that sinful Adam's existence is to be preferred