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Berkeley's philosophy of spirit : consciousness, ontology and the elusive subject

Author: Talia Mae Bettcher
Publisher: London ; New York : Continuum, ©2007.
Series: Continuum studies in British philosophy.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author provides a new interpretation of Berkeley's conception of spirit and its links with self-consciousness, as a way into his immaterialist metaphysics. Along the way, she sheds new light on Descartes' cogito and Hume's bundle theory of the self.
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Bettcher, Talia Mae.
Berkeley's philosophy of spirit.
London ; New York : Continuum, ©2007
(OCoLC)891546333
Named Person: George Berkeley; George Berkeley; George (Philosoph) Berkeley; George Berkeley
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Talia Mae Bettcher
ISBN: 9780826486431 0826486436
OCLC Number: 72871277
Description: 173 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Berkeley's project --
The rejection of mode ontology --
The ruptured cogito --
Purity of spirit --
Actions and passions --
Identity and time --
The spirit and the heap --
The elusive subject.
Series Title: Continuum studies in British philosophy.
Responsibility: Talia Mae Bettcher.
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Tackles some of the problems in Berkeley's philosophy by providing a fresh interpretation of Berkeley's core ontological doctrines and their relationship to his views about self-consciousness. This  Read more...

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-Mention. The Chronicle ofHigher Education/ July 13, 2007 'The concept of self or spirit plays a fundamental role in Berkeley's philosophy and yet commentators have tended to neglect it, Read more...

 
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