Definition of Berkeley, George in English:

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Berkeley, George

Pronunciation: /ˈbɑːkli/
(1685–1753), Irish philosopher and bishop. He argued that material objects exist solely by being perceived, so there are only minds and mental events. Since God perceives everything all the time, objects have a continuous existence in the mind of God. Notable works: A Treatise Concerning the Principles of Human Knowledge (1710).

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