The Rhetoric of Berkeley's Philosophy

The Rhetoric of Berkeley's Philosophy

by Peter Walmsley
     
 

This 1990 book offers rhetorical and literary analyses of four of George Berkeley's (1685–1753) major philosophical texts.See more details below

Overview

This 1990 book offers rhetorical and literary analyses of four of George Berkeley's (1685–1753) major philosophical texts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521374132
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/31/1990
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Eighteenth-Century English Literature and Thought Series, #6
Pages:
220
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments; Note to the reader; Introduction; Part I. The Principles of Human Knowledge: 1. Ideas and the ends of language; 2. Locke, roles, and passion; 3. The ends of morality and religion; 4. Metaphor and the evidence of things not seen; Part II. Three Dialogues between Hylas and Philonous: 5. The opportunities of dialogue; 6. The character of the elenchus; 7. Comic characters; 8. Comic form; Part III. Alciphron: 9. Argument into satire; 10. Conversations with ingenious men; Part IV. Siris: 11. The rude essay; 12. The method of inductive analogy; 13. The hoary maxims of the ancients; Conclusion; Select bibliography; Index.

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