George Berkeley

1685 - 1753

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George Berkeley was an Irish bishop and philosopher whose best known contribution to mathematics is his attack on the logical foundation of the calculus as developed by Newton.
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List of References (35 books/articles)

Some Quotations (7)

A Poster of George Berkeley

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Additional Material in MacTutor

  1. Whiston's comments on Berkeley's Treatise


Other Web sites
  1. Encyclopaedia Britannica
  2. NNDB
  3. International Berkeley Society
  4. David R Wilkins
  1. Kevin Brown
  2. Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy
  3. Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy

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