Recovering Bishop Berkeley: Virtue and Society in the Anglo-Irish Context

Recovering Bishop Berkeley: Virtue and Society in the Anglo-Irish Context

by S. Breuninger

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Recovering Bishop Berkeley: Virtue and Society in the Anglo-Irish Context by S. Breuninger

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780230102804
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 05/14/2010
Series: Palgrave Studies in Cultural and Intellectual History
Edition description: 2010
Pages: 243
Product dimensions: 5.70(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

SCOTT BREUNINGERis an Assistant Professor of History at the University of South Dakota, USA.

Table of Contents

Berkeley'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

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