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The theory of Ideas of George Berkeley

20 January, 2021

Besedin A.
First pub. in: Вопросы философии. М.: Наука, 2014, № 9, с. 145–155.

In the article, the author considers an important aspect of Berkeley’s philosophical doctrine – the theory of ideas. The first part contains an analysis of Berkeley’s notion of idea. Berkeley borrows this notion from Locke to concretize and transform it. The problem of real and fantastical is discussed in the second part of the article. The third part discusses Berkeley’s taxonomy of ideas and the problem of ideas of reflection in his philosophy. The types of relations between ideas are in the focus of attention in the fourth part.

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