# Search Results for: The Present Is Big With The Future

## The Present Is Big With The Future • Comment 2

My interest in this theme of Leibniz goes back to a time when I began exploring generalized measures of determination and qualitative analogues of differential calculus — doctrines of absolute determinism or predestination had long ago loosened their hold on … Continue reading

## The Present Is Big With The Future • Comment 1

Re: Peirce List • John Sowa Re: Peirce List • Jon Awbrey Here is a passage from Leibniz where he half decrypts half encrypts the big idea sparking his discovery of the differential calculus. The Present Is Big With The … Continue reading

## The Present Is Big With The Future

Now that I have proved sufficiently that everything comes to pass according to determinate reasons, there cannot be any more difficulty over these principles of God’s foreknowledge.  Although these determinations do not compel, they cannot but be certain, and they … Continue reading

## Survey of Differential Logic • 4

This is a Survey of blog and wiki posts on Differential Logic, material I plan to develop toward a more compact and systematic account. Elements Differential Propositional Calculus Part 1 • Part 2 • Appendices • References Differential Logic • … Continue reading

## Inquiry Driven Systems • Discussion 6

Re: Category Theory • Henry Story HS: If one were to think about maths and children’s education one would need to look at the needs of other subjects too.  It should be easy for people here to work out how … Continue reading

## Survey of Differential Logic • 3

This is a Survey of blog and wiki posts on Differential Logic, material I plan to develop toward a more compact and systematic account. Note.  One effect of the pandemic has been been to blot out my memory of much … Continue reading

## Differential Propositional Calculus • Discussion 4

It is one of the rules of my system of general harmony, that the present is big with the future, and that he who sees all sees in that which is that which shall be. Leibniz • Theodicy Re: R.J. … Continue reading

## Survey of Differential Logic • 2

This is a Survey of blog and wiki posts on Differential Logic, material I plan to develop toward a more compact and systematic account. Elements Differential Logic • Introduction Differential Logic • Part 1 • Part 2 • Part 3 … Continue reading

## History, Its Arc, Its Tangents • 2

Re: Renaissance Mathematicus • Both Sides of History Are there watersheds in the history of science?  A continental divide between basins of right and wrong ideas?  I was pondering these questions when one of my favorite passages from Leibniz came … Continue reading

## Frankl, My Dear • 12

It is one of the rules of my system of general harmony, that the present is big with the future, and that he who sees all sees in that which is that which shall be. Leibniz • Theodicy Re: Dick … Continue reading