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This title offers an introduction to Berkeley's seminal text, a key text in the history of philosophy that is very widely studied at undergraduate level. Berkeley's Principles of Human Knowledge is a key text in the history of British Empiricism and 18th - century thought. As a free-standing systematic exposition of Berkeley's ideas, this is a hugely important and influential text, central to any undergraduate's study of the history of philosophy.In Berkeley's 'Principles of Human Knowledge': A Reader's Guide , Alasdair Richmond provides a clear and accessible introduction to Berkeley's seminal text, offering guidance on: philosophical and historical context; key themes; reading the text; and, reception and influence and further reading. Continuum Reader's Guides are clear, concise and accessible introductions to key texts in literature and philosophy. Each book explores the themes, context, criticism and influence of key works, providing a practical introduction to close reading, guiding students towards a thorough understanding of the text. They provide an essential, up-to-date resource, ideal for undergraduate students.
|Publication date:||26th February 2009|
|Publisher:||Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd. an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC|
Alasdair Richmond is Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Edinburgh, UK.More About Alasdair Richmond