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George Berkeley
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Siris: a chain of philosophical reflexions and inquiries concerning the virtues of tar water,: and divers other subjects connected together and arising one from another (1744 edition)
George Berkeley
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Siris: a chain of philosophical reflexions and inquiries concerning the virtues of tar water ... (1744 edition)


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Born: March 12, 1685

Died: January 14, 1753 (aged 67)

Nationality: Irish

Occupation: Philosopher

Bio: George Berkeley, also known as Bishop Berkeley, was an Anglo-Irish philosopher whose primary achievement was the advancement of a theory he called immaterialism. This theory denies the existence of material substance and instead contends that familiar objects like tables and chairs are only ideas in the minds of perceivers, and as a result cannot exist without being perceived.

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