Berkeley's Principles of human knowledge : a reader's guide /

Berkeley's Principles of Human Knowledge is a key text in the history of British Empiricism and 18th-century thought. As a free-standing systematic exposition of Berkeley's ideas, this is a hugely important and influential text, central to any undergraduate's study of the history of p...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Richmond, Alasdair
Corporate Author: ebrary, Inc
Format: eBook
Published: London ; New York : Continuum, 2009.
Series:Continuum reader's guides.
Online Access:Connect to the full text of this electronic book
Table of Contents:
  • Context. Biography ; Berkeley's philosophical background
  • Overview of themes. The central philosophical arguments
  • Reading the text. The principles : introduction (1-25) ; The principles : part I (1-156) ; The objects of knowledge : ideas and spirits (1-33) ; Philosophical objections to immaterialism and replies (34-81) ; Advanges of immaterialism : philosophy, science, mathematics and religion (82-156)
  • Reception and influence
  • Guide to further reading.