Berkeley


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Irish philosopher and Anglican bishop who opposed the materialism of Thomas Hobbes (1685-1753)

a city in California on the eastern shore of San Francisco Bay

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Business on Sir John's part, and a violent cold on her own, prevented their calling in Berkeley Street.
She complained of it as they returned to Berkeley Street.
As the car crossed the zone of scattered dwellings that separated Oakland from Berkeley, he kept a lookout for a familiar, two-story building along the front of which ran the proud sign, HIGGINBOTHAM'S CASH STORE.
It was in February, 1912, that I first met him, when, as a guest of my father's* at dinner, he came to our house in Berkeley.
John Cunningham, Avis Everhard's father, was a professor at the State University at Berkeley, California.
As Berkeley himself attested, his metaphysics didn't work.
You do not know that Bishop Berkeley attested that his metaphysics did not work.
Because Berkeley made an invariable practice of going through doors instead of walls.
The philosophy of Berkeley is but the transposition of two words.
But crude and unmeaning as this philosophy is, it exercised a great influence on his successors, not unlike that which Locke exercised upon Berkeley and Berkeley upon Hume himself.
In English philosophy too, many affinities may be traced, not only in the works of the Cambridge Platonists, but in great original writers like Berkeley or Coleridge, to Plato and his ideas.
Sancroft, living in that central deep of the fashionable whirlpool known among mortals as Berkeley Square.
She had consented to dine, as well as lunch, in Berkeley Square--sleeping there that night, and returning the next morning.
The message reached Berkeley Square at five o'clock in the afternoon.
Locke having maintained that he could form an idea of triangle in general, without deciding what sort of triangle it was to be, Berkeley contended that this was impossible.