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Wiener states also that Leibniz's Calculus Ratiocinator contains the germs of the machina ratiocinatrix, the reasoning machine; this makes Leibniz the patron saint of cybernetics.
Calculus Ratiocinator (Dordrecht: Kluwer, 1997), 165.
In the fourth essay, "On the Development of the Model-Theoretic Viewpoint in Logical Theory," Hintikka indicates how the tradition of calculus ratiocinator is to be understood as the champion of the model-theoretic viewpoint.
I signalized earlier that Kant characterizes the method of arithmetic as one that conforms more or less to Leibniz's ideal of a calculus ratiocinator based on a lingua characteristica.