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Three Dialogues Between Hylas & Philonous

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Deeply original, inspiring to some, abhorrent to others, George Berkeleyandrsquo;s philosophy of immaterialism is still influential three hundred years after the publication of his most widely read book,and#160;Three Dialogues Between Hylas and Philonous. and#160;Berkeley published theand#160;Dialoguesand#160;becauseand#160;of theand#160;unenthusiastic reception of hisand#160;Principles of Human Knowledge in 1710. and#160;He hoped the use of theand#160;dialogue format would win a more favorable hearing, but unfortunately for Berkeley, the response was every bit as scathing as the reception of his previous work. In recent decades, Berkeleyandrsquo;s work has been recognized asand#160;an excellent introduction to the English philosophy of the eighteenth century, and to philosophy in general. and#160;This edition of the dialogues is accessibly organized by David Hilbert and John Perry.

Synopsis:

A model of what an edition of a philosohic text for an introductory level should be. Introduction does an admirable job of putting Berkeley's thought in the intellectual context of its time. --Gary C. Hatfield

Synopsis:

This philosophical work records an imaginary dialogue by British thinker George Berkeley on the subject of materialism. It is one of the most important philosophical discussions of the eighteenth century.

About the Author

David Hilbert is a professor of Philosophy at the University of Illinois at Chicago.and#160;and#160;

Table of Contents

Introduction

1. Why Study the Dialogues?

2.and#160; Perception, Action, and the World

and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160; 2.1 Ideas vs Things

and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160; 2.2. Berkeleyand#8217;s Concern with Skepticism

and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160; 2.3 The Move to Phenominalism

and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160; 2.4 Phenomenalism and Common Sense

3. Berkeleyand#8217;s Alternatives

and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160; 3.1 Discontinuous Realism

and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160; 3.2 Continuous Realism

and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160; 3.3 Unsupported Phenomenalism

and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160; 3.4 Theistic Phenomenalism

and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160; 3.5 Interpreting Berkeley

4. Berkeleyand#8217;s Life and Work

5. A Note on the Text

Selected Bibliography

The Dialogues

and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160; Preface

and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160; The First Dialogue

and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160; The Second Dialogueand#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160; The Third Dialogue

Product Details

ISBN:
9780915144617
Author:
Berkley, George
Publisher:
Center for the Study of Language and Inf
Author:
Hilbert, David
Author:
Perry, John
Author:
Berkeley, George
Author:
Adams, Robert M.
Location:
Indianapolis :
Subject:
Soul
Subject:
Idealism
Subject:
Philosophy : General
Subject:
Modern
Subject:
General Philosophy
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Hackett Classics
Series Volume:
6
Publication Date:
20130315
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
93
Pages:
137
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.5 in

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