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Berkeley, G (1685.3.12-1753.1.14)

Birthplace Kilkenny, Ireland.
Post Held Bishop of Cloyne, Ireland, 1734-52.
Degrees BA. MA Trinity Coll., Dublin, 1704, 1707
Publications Books: 1. An Essay Towards Preventing the Ruine of Great Britain (1721, 1953); 2. The Querist (1735-7, 1953); 3. A Word to the Wise (1749, 1953); 4. The Works of George Berkely , 9 vols., ed. A. A. Luce and T. E. Jessop (1948-57)
Career Best known as a philosopher and critic of Hobbes and Locke, his work on econoic questions is largely contained in The Querist in which the problems of Ireland are discussed as a series of some 900 questions. The originality of his method is its application of moral and theological concepts to the question of economic development. He argued that Irish development needed positive government intervention and the creation of an appropriate moral and social environment through the efforts of the Church. His work in economics, as distinct from his philosophical writings seems to have had little impact on later thinkers.
Secondary Leterature I. D. S. Ward, `Berkeley, George', International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences , D. L. Sills (ed.) (Macmillan and Free Press, 1968), vol. 2.


A Treatise Concerning the Principles of Human Knowledge (1710) (Univ. of Idaho)
A Treatise Concerning the Principles of Human Knowledge (1710) (cybercom.net)
A Treatise Concerning the Principles of Human Knowledge (1710) (scf.usc.edu)
A Treatise Concerning the Principles of Human Knowledge (1710) (ilt.columbia.edu)
A Treatise Concerning the Principles of Human Knowledge (1710) (gopher.vt.edu)
A Treatise Concerning the Principles of Human Knowledge (1710) (humanum.arts.cuhk.hk)
A Treatise Concerning the Principles of Human Knowledge (maths.tcd.ie)
A Treatise Concerning the Principles of Human Knowledge (knuten.liu.se)
A Treatise Concerning the Principles of Human Knowledge (utm.edu)
Three Dialogues Between Hylas and Philonous (1713) (utm.edu)
The Analyst (1734) (maths.tcd.ie) versions in HTML, LaTex, PostScript
The Analyst (1734) (knuten.liu.se)
The Querist Containing several Queries Proposed to the Consideration of the Public (1735-37) (socsci.mcmaster.ca)
The Querist Containing several Queries Proposed to the Consideration of the Public (1735-37) (ecn.bris.ac.uk)
The Querist Containing several Queries Proposed to the Consideration of the Public (1735-37) (unimelb.edu.au)
A Defence of Free-Thinking in Mathematics (maths.tcd.ie) versions in HTML, LaTex, PostScript
Reasons for not replying to Mr. Walton's Full Answer (maths.tcd.ie) versions in HTML, LaTex, PostScript

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An Account of the Life of George Berkeley, D. D., Late Bishop of Cloyne in Ireland, by Joseph Stock (1776) (maths.tcd.ie)
Geometry No Freind to Infidelity, or, A Defence of Sir Isaac Newton and the Britisch Mathematicians, by James Jurin (maths.tcd.ie) versions in HTML, LaTex, DVI, PostScript
The Pre-History of Cognitive Science (humanitas.ucsb.edu)

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Thinknet Philosophers Guide (server.snni.com)
Published Works of George Berkeley (socsci.mcmaster.ca)
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