• A Treatise Concerning the Principles of Human Knowledge

  • By: George Berkeley
  • Narrated by: Jonathan Cowley
  • Length: 3 hrs and 57 mins
  • 4.1 out of 5 stars (42 ratings)

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First published in 1710, George Berkeley's A Treatise Concerning the Principles of Human Knowledge is a seminal contribution to Empiricist philosophy. Making the bold assertion that the physical world consists only of ideas and thus does not exist outside the mind, this work establishes Berkeley as the founder of the immaterialist school of thought. A major influence on such later philosophers as David Hume and Immanuel Kant, Berkeley's ideas have played a role in such diverse fields as mathematics and metaphysics and continue to spark debate today.

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Magnificent book Highly recommended

Highly recommended to Philosophers, -Senior executives and directors. The book describes perceptions of reality, existence and knowledge by obtaining it and understanding it through perceptions as Barkley perceived and built in this book

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Locke had better treatment - but still read

Locke had a more thoughtful and analytical discussion than Berkeley and Hume. Not just due to length.