Du Châtelet grappled with the philosophical relationships between the Cartesian, Leibnizian and Newtonian systems.
This promise of total order was already embedded in the aesthetic and philosophical harmony of the Leibnizian universe.
Kant, who begins as a Leibnizian rationalist, is famously ‘awoken from his dogmatic slumber’ by Hume.
Was Kant really a Leibnizian after all, as Eberhard had accused him of being?
She attempted to integrate Cartesian, Newtonian, and Leibnizian ideas.