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Journal of the History of Ideas

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Spring 1960


George Berkeley (1685-1753) -- Philosophy, George Berkeley (1685-1753) -- Criticism and interpretation, George Berkeley (1685-1753) -- Views on education


This essay attempts to outline Berkeley's role as an educator, which the author considers to be under-appreciated and rarely acknowledged. Berkeley's views and theories are compared and contrasted with those of Locke and Hume, and Berkeley's interactions with Yale, Harvard, Dartmouth and Columbia are examined.


First appeared in the Journal of the History of Ideas, vol. XXI, no. 2, April-June 1960, pages 211-221, published by City College, New York.

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