Bishop Berkeley

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

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The students saw the Book of Kells at Trinity College and the Bishop Berkeley museum, and also visited Dublinia, a museum of mediaeval Dublin life.
Contemporary authors who read and responded to Mandeville included Bishop Berkeley, Hume, Voltaire, Rousseau, and Adam Smith.
But an amusing letter is quoted which was written in September 1707 by Bishop Berkeley and sent to Sir John Perceval, one of the most cultivated Irish men of his day.
Perhaps endless carping about who is more "real" could be settled in the manner of Bishop Berkeley, by the debaters bashing themselves against rocks.
George Berkeley, usually referred to as Bishop Berkeley (he was a prelate in the Anglican Church), continued to think about knowledge along these lines.
Bishop Berkeley, the famous seventeenth-century philosopher after whom the University of Berkeley, California, was named, came from a junior branch, as did Sir Lennox Berkeley (1903-89), the composer, who would have been Earl of Berkeley if his father's parents had been married.
The stories depict the conflict between the Artist and the Marketplace in philosophical terms, with Bishop Berkeley of Cloyne used metaphorically in each story.
Smibert's most famous work was the Family of Bishop Berkeley, now in the Dining Hall of Yale University.