The Principle of the Best: All is for the best

The principle of the best lies in Leibniz’s philosophy, whose think the absolute perfection of the world. This principle has been satirized by Voltaire in Candide through the hero’s naive belief that “everything is for the best in the best of all possible worlds”.

Cite this article as: Tim, "The Principle of the Best: All is for the best, May 8, 2012, " in Philosophy & Philosophers, May 8, 2012, https://www.the-philosophy.com/principle-of-the-best.

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