Through a close analysis of key texts and the larger historical contexts within which they were composed, this study explores George Berkeley's engagement with the social and economic threats facing Ireland and Britain, highlighting his belief that virtue and religion could play crucial roles in alleviating these problems.
|Publisher:||Palgrave Macmillan US|
|Series:||Palgrave Studies in Cultural and Intellectual History|
|Product dimensions:||5.70(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.80(d)|
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Table of ContentsBerkeley's Sermons on Passive Obedience in the Irish Context Science and Sociability: Berkeley's 'Bond of Society' Piety, Perception, and the Free-Thinkers Luxury, Moderation, and the South Sea Bubble Planting Religion in the New World, 1722-1732 Improving Ireland: Luxury, Virtue, and Economic Development Bishop of Cloyne: Protestantism, Patriotism, and a National Panacea