" Each of us is a self," he says, and in another passage, " The real self is one and indivisible, and is unique in each individual.
Then in the earliest stage each object counted is indivisible; either we are
He was now to further the cause of the republic one and indivisible in the sphere of action.
Thus his metaphysics is Leibnitzian, like that of Lotze, and yet is opposed to the most characteristic feature of monadology - the percipient indivisible monad.
The parts in the one case, the general name or common attributes in the other, are only, he seems to have argued, so many subjective points of view from which we choose to regard that which in its own essence is one and indivisible, existing in its own right apart from any connexion with other individuals.