Ideas from 'The Courtier and the Heretic' by Matthew Stewart [2007], by Theme Structure

[found in 'The Courtier and the Heretic' by Stewart,Matthew [Yale 2007,0-300-12507-0]].

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25. Society / C. Social Justice / 4. Legal Rights / a. Basis of rights
Spinoza wanted democracy based on individual rights, and is thus the first modern political philosopher
25. Society / D. Political Doctrines / 10. Theocracy
The politics of Leibniz was the reunification of Christianity
28. God / E. Attitudes to God / 4. Atheism
Leibniz was closer than Spinoza to atheism