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Philosophers of the Enlightenment

Locke, Hume, and Berkeley revisited

by Gerald Hanratty

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Published by Four Courts Press in Blackrock, Co. Dublin, Ireland, Portland, OR .
Written in English

  • Great Britain,
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Locke, John, 1632-1704.,
    • Hume, David, 1711-1776.,
    • Berkeley, George, 1685-1753.,
    • Enlightenment -- Great Britain.,
    • Philosophy, British -- 18th century.,
    • Great Britain -- Intellectual life -- 18th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 91-93).

      Other titlesLocke, Hume, and Berkeley revisited
      StatementGerald Hanratty.
      LC ClassificationsB1302.E65 H36 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination93 p. ;
      Number of Pages93
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL550898M
      ISBN 101851822011
      LC Control Number96132220

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