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The Other Bishop Berkeley: An Exercise in Reenchantment

Costica Bradatan

Abstract

In this book, the author proposes a new way of looking at the influential 18th-century Anglo-Irish empiricist and idealist philosopher. He approaches Berkeley's thought from the standpoint of its roots, rather than from how it has come to be viewed since his time. This book will interest scholars working in a wide variety of fields, from philosophy and the history of ideas to comparative literature, utopian studies, religious and medieval studies, and critical theory. This other Berkeley read and wrote alchemical books, daydreamed of “Happy Islan ... More

Keywords: Bishop Berkeley, empiricist, philosopher, history of ideas, comparative literature, utopian studies, medieval studies, religion, Happy Islands, Earthly Paradise

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2007 Print ISBN-13: 9780823226931
Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: March 2011 DOI:10.5422/fso/9780823226931.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Costica Bradatan, author