BERKELEIANISM

Berkeleian

[burk-lee-uhn, burk-lee-; especially British bahrk-lee-uhn, bahrk-lee-]
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:
1855–60; George Berkeley + -an

Berkeleianism, noun
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Berkeleian (bɑːˈklɪən)
 
adj
1.  denoting or relating to the philosophy of George Berkeley
 
n
2.  a follower of his teachings

Berkeleianism (bɑːˈklɪəˌnɪzəm)
 
n
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

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