George Berkeley

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Noun1.George Berkeley - Irish philosopher and Anglican bishop who opposed the materialism of Thomas Hobbes (1685-1753)George Berkeley - Irish philosopher and Anglican bishop who opposed the materialism of Thomas Hobbes (1685-1753)
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The version of idealism that underlies this volume is that of 18th-century Bishop George Berkeley, that all that exists are minds and their ideas.
The two Irish historians provide a history of the institution of higher learning that novelist and satirist Jonathan Swift (1667-1745), philosopher and bishop George Berkeley 1685-1753, and many other prominent Irish figures attended from its beginnings in the 17th century to the 21st.
In 402 pages, this anthology presents selections from some fifty writers: There are the familiar figures (Swift and his circle, Thomas Sheridan, Oliver Goldsmith, Edmund Burke, Bishop George Berkeley, William Congreve, the Reverend Laurence Sterne, Nahum Tate, George Farquar, Sir Richard Steele, et al.

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