Berkley

Berkley - Ideas or objects are things that must exist Thing...

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George Berkley “To be is to be perceived “ 1. What is material substance? 2. Immaterialism- Material substance does not exist, only in minds and idea 3. Against Locke’s primary and secondary qualities 4. Irish Philosopher 5. Empiricist- like David Hume and Descartes 6. Perception 7. Number of objects that exist because they are being perceived 8. Perceiving- an act of being, things that you are doing upon objects 9. He knows things exist because he is perceiving them
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Unformatted text preview: Ideas or objects are things that must exist Thing can go in and out of existence depending on who and how they are being perceived God is the great perceiver- this makes things stop going in and out of existence Primary and secondary qualities are all mental constructs According to Berkley there are no primary only secondary qualities The only things we can know for certain are ideas...
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