A Treatise Concerning The Principles Of Human Knowledge

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The text printed in this volume is the 1734 edition of George Berkeley's "Treatise Concerning the Principles of Human Knowledge" in which he argues that physical things consist of nothing but ideas, and so do not exist outside the mind.
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The text printed in this volume is the 1734 edition of George Berkeley's "Treatise Concerning the Principles of Human Knowledge" in which he argues that physical things consist of nothing but ideas, and so do not exist outside the mind.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781144083364
  • Publisher: Nabu Press
  • Publication date: 2/10/2010
  • Pages: 164
  • Product dimensions: 9.69 (w) x 7.44 (h) x 0.35 (d)

Table of Contents

How to Use this Book 3
Editor's Introduction 5
1 Preamble 5
2 Berkeley's Life 6
3 The Target (or, What Berkeley didn't Believe) 11
4 Berkeley's Metaphysical Picture 14
5 What Happens in the Principles? 17
6 The Arguments of Principles [actual symbol not reproducible] 20
7 Berkeley's Attack on the Doctrine of Abstract Ideas 28
8 Abstract Ideas in the Principles 34
9 The Existence of God 37
10 Physical Reality 41
11 Scepticism 45
12 Berkeley and the Progress of Science 50
13 The Nature of Spirits 54
14 Berkeley's Intellectual Antecedents 58
15 The Berkeley-Johnson Correspondence 67
The Text Printed in this Edition 70
Bibliography and Further Reading 72
Analysis of the Principles 76
A Treatise Concerning the Principles of Human Knowledge 85
The Berkeley-Johnson Correspondence 163
Glossary 189
Notes to the Principles 194
Notes to the Berkeley-Johnson Correspondence 218
Index 229
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