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Berkeleian

[burk-lee-uh n, burk-lee-; especially British bahrk-lee-uh n, bahrk-lee-] /ˈbɜrk li ən, bɜrkˈli-; especially British ˈbɑrk li ən, bɑrkˈli-/
adjective
1.
pertaining or relating to George Berkeley or his philosophy.
noun
2.
an advocate of the philosophy of George Berkeley, especially its denial of the existence of a material world.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60; George Berkeley + -an
Related forms
Berkeleianism, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for berkeleianism

Berkeleianism

/bɑːˈklɪəˌnɪzəm/
noun
1.
the philosophical system of George Berkeley, holding that objects exist only when perceived, that God's perception sustains the universe, and that there is no independent substratum or substance in which these perceptions inhere

Berkeleian

/bɑːˈklɪən/
adjective
1.
denoting or relating to the philosophy of George Berkeley
noun
2.
a follower of his teachings
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