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- DescriptionGeorge Berkeley (1685-1753) is perhaps most famous for his assertion that our kwledge of the world is thing other than the experience of our ideas. Reexamining Berkeley's Philosophy examines this aspect of Berkeley's thought, arguing that such a viewpoint assumes that physical objects and minds are better understood when discussed in the contexts of science, morality, and religion. This collection confronts the question: how can we kw anything about the world if all we kw are our ideas? Comprised of eleven previously unpublished essays by leading scholars in the field, Reexamining Berkeley's Philosophy demonstrates how things in the world are intrinsically related to the sequence of experiences that constitute minds. This collection also discusses how the harmony of experience reveals strategies for recognizing the inherently active character of reality. Ultimately, this volume represents a major contribution to the study of Berkeley's philosophy by critiquing the tendency to generalize his thought as a version of theologically modified solipsism. In this way, it is a unique and invaluable addition to Berkeley scholarship.
- Author BiographyStephen H. Daniel is a professor in the Department of Philosophy at Texas A&M University.
- Author(s)Stephen H. Daniel
- PublisherUniversity of Toronto Press
- Date of Publication21/07/2007
- Series TitleToronto Studies in Philosophy
- Place of PublicationToronto
- Country of PublicationCanada
- ImprintUniversity of Toronto Press
- Weight520 g
- Width159 mm
- Height236 mm
- Spine24 mm
- Edited byStephen H. Daniel
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