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Language and the structure of Berkeley's world

Author: Kenneth L Pearce
Publisher: Oxford ; New York (NY) : Oxford University Press, 2017.
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La 4e de couv. indique : "According to George Berkeley (1685-1753), there is fundamentally nothing in the world but minds and their ideas. Ideas are understood as pure phenomenal 'feels' which are momentarily had by a single perceiver, then vanish. Surprisingly, Berkeley tries to sell this idealistic philosophical system as a defense of common sense and an aid to science. However, both common sense and Newtonian  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Language and the Structure of Berkeley's World / Kenneth L. Pearce
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2017
978-0-19-183962-7
(ABES)229851274
Named Person: George Berkeley; George Berkeley; George Berkeley
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth L Pearce
ISBN: 9780198790334 0198790333
OCLC Number: 1027968966
Notes: Titre provenant des métadonnées.
Description: 1 vol. (XIV-218 p.) ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Kenneth L. Pearce.

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George Berkeley (1685-1753) was an Anglo-Irish bishop, considered among the great philosophers of early modern Europe. Pearce develops a new interpretation of Berkeley's philosophy which emphasizes  Read more...

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