Routledge Philosophy GuideBook to Berkeley and the Principles of Human Knowledge: 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Routledge Philosophy GuideBook to Berkeley and the Principles of Human Knowledge

1st Edition

By Robert Fogelin


176 pages

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Paperback: 9780415250115
pub: 2001-06-07
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George Berkeley is one of the most prominent philosophers of the eighteenth century. His Principles of Human Knowledge has become a focal point in the understanding of empiricist thought and the development of eighteenth century philosophy.

This volume introduces and assesses:

* Berkeley's life and the background to the Principles

* The ideas and text in the Principles

* Berkeley's continuing importance to philosophy.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PHILOSOPHY / Epistemology
PHILOSOPHY / Metaphysics