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not relevant or pertinent to the subject; not applicable

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of no importance or relevance especially to a law case

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without material form or substance

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not consisting of matter

not pertinent to the matter under consideration

(often followed by 'to') lacking importance

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If Berkeleian immaterialism results from eliminating the material side of Descartes' dualism, a materialist approach to the mind results from eliminating the immaterial side.
George Berkeley (1685-1753) was the English proponent of Idealism, a theory of immaterialism based on the premise that to exist is to be perceived.
4) This essay shows how Godwin exchanges an Enlightenment universalism and essentialism, heavily tinctured with Calvinist stoicism and immaterialism, for a more skeptical romanticism which foregrounds the contingency and corporeality of human nature and which profoundly affects his interpretation, practice and deployment of history.
Berman appreciates, more than many Berkeley scholars, the motivating force that skepticism had for Berkeley's immaterialism.
But, Crittenden argues, nothing remarkable follows from that, certainly not immaterialism about conscious states, for in a context, "[g]iven an understanding of the background situation and the absence of complicating factors, we simply grasp" that the subject is in such-and-such a conscious state.