Author:George Berkeley

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George Berkeley
Also known as Bishop Berkeley, he was an influential Irish philosopher.
George Berkeley


  • Arithmetica (1707)
  • Miscellanea Mathematica (1707)
  • Philosophical Commentaries or Common-Place Book (1707–08, notebooks)
  • An Essay Towards a New Theory of Vision (1709)
  • A Treatise Concerning the Principles of Human Knowledge (1710)
  • Passive Obedience, or the Christian doctrine of not resisting the Supreme Power (1712)
  • Three Dialogues Between Hylas and Philonous (1713)
  • An Essay Towards Preventing the Ruin of Great Britain (1721)
  • De Motu (1721)
  • A Proposal for Better Supplying Churches in our Foreign Plantations, and for converting the Savage Americans to Christianity by a College to be erected in the Summer Islands (1725)
  • A Sermon preached before the incorporated Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts (1732)
  • Alciphron, or the Minute Philosopher (1732)
  • The Theory of Vision, or Visual Language, shewing the immediate presence and providence of a Deity, vindicated and explained (1733)
  • The Analyst: a Discourse addressed to an Infidel Mathematician (1734)
  • A Defence of Free-thinking in Mathematics, with Appendix concerning Mr. Walton's vindication of Sir Isaac Newton's Principle of Fluxions (1735)
  • Reasons for not replying to Mr. Walton's Full Answer (1735)
  • * The Querist, containing several queries proposed to the consideration of the public (three parts, 1735-7).
  • A Discourse addressed to Magistrates and Men of Authority (1736)
  • Siris, a chain of philosophical reflections and inquiries, concerning the virtues of tar-water (1744).
  • A Letter to the Roman Catholics of the Diocese of Cloyne (1745)
  • A Word to the Wise, or an exhortation to the Roman Catholic clergy of Ireland (1749)
  • Maxims concerning Patriotism (1750)
  • Farther Thoughts on Tar-water (1752)
  • Miscellany (1752)

The Works of George Berkeley. Ed. by Alexander Campbell Fraser. In 4 Volumes. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1901.

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