A Treatise Concerning the Principles of Human Knowledge (Dover Philosophical Classics)

A Treatise Concerning the Principles of Human Knowledge (Dover Philosophical Classics)

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by George Berkeley
     
 

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Originally published in 1710, this landmark of Western philosophy introduced a revolutionary concept: immaterialism, which asserts that to be is to perceive or be perceived. The treatise opens with an assault on Locke's theory of abstract ideas and proceeds with arguments that sensible qualities exist only when perceived as ideas.See more details below

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Originally published in 1710, this landmark of Western philosophy introduced a revolutionary concept: immaterialism, which asserts that to be is to perceive or be perceived. The treatise opens with an assault on Locke's theory of abstract ideas and proceeds with arguments that sensible qualities exist only when perceived as ideas.

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ISBN-13:
9780486432533
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
11/17/2003
Series:
Dover Philosophical Classics Series
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
5.14(w) x 8.16(h) x 0.32(d)

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