Portrait of Berkeley by John Smybert, 1727. "Doth the reality of sensible things consist in being perceived? or, is it something distinct from their being perceived, and that bears no relation to the mind?"   Philonous to Hylas.  Image Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Berkeley ; Quote Source: http://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/George_Berkeley ; See: Three Dialogues between Hylas and Philonous (1713);

George Berkeley "The chief thing I do or pretend to do is only to remove the mist or veil of words.

It is thought strangely absurd that upon closing my Eyelids, all the visible Objects round me should be reduced to nothing; and yet is not this what Philosophers commonly acknowledge, when they agree on all hands, that Light and Colours, which alone are the proper and immediate Objects of Sight, are mere Sensations that exist no longer than they are perceived?  ~ George Berkeley ~

We can admittedly find nothing in physics or chemistry that has even a remote bearing on consciousness. Yet all of us know that there is such a thing as consciousness, simply because we have it ourselves. Hence consciousness must be part of nature, or, mo

A paradigm shift in George Berkeley’s philosophy 1707-1709: Revue philosophique de la France et de l'étranger 2010/1

A paradigm shift in George Berkeley's philosophy 1707-1709

A paradigm shift in George Berkeley’s philosophy 1707-1709: Revue philosophique de la France et de l'étranger 2010/1

Tratado sobre los principios del conocimiento humano / George Berkeley ; prólogo y notas de Carlos Mellizo

Tratado sobre los principios del conocimiento humano / George Berkeley ; prólogo y notas de Carlos Mellizo

John Smibert - Bishop George Berkeley - Google Art Project.jpg

John Smibert - Bishop George Berkeley - Google Art Project.jpg

This week we answer skeptics like Descartes with empiricism. Hank explains John Locke’s primary and secondary qualities and why George Berkeley doesn’t think...

This week we answer skeptics like Descartes with empiricism. Hank explains John Locke’s primary and secondary qualities and why George Berkeley doesn’t think.

George Berkeley: Religion and Science in the Age of Enlightenment

George Berkeley was considered the most engaging and useful man in Ireland in the eighteenth century . This hyperbolic statement refers both to Berkeley? in fact, he always considered himself a pioneer called to think and

Graham O'Reilly ‏@ionireland  Jan 25, 2015. DYK-The City of Berkeley, California is named after Bishop George Berkeley (1685-1753) of Kilkenny City, Ireland.

Graham O'Reilly ‏ Jan DYK-The City of Berkeley, California is named after Bishop George Berkeley of Kilkenny City, Ireland.

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