The Moral Philosophy of George Berkeley (International Archives of the History of Ideas Archives - #33)

By: Olscamp, Paul J.

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Published by Martinus Nijhoff - The Hague (1970) Ex-library with usual marks. No marks noted in text. No dust jacket. Some wear on cover. Binding is tight and square. . . . . . . . TABLE OF CONTENTS: CHAPTER I: The language of the Author of Nature: 1.) The Nature of the Metaphor -- 2.) Signs and Symbols, Suggestion and Judgment -- 3.) Further Development, and Natural Laws -- 4.) A Theory of Truth, and Natural Laws ----- CHAPTER II: Utilitarian and Rule-Utilitarian Elements in Berkeleys Normative Ethics: 1.) Kinds of Pleasures and Pains, and the Moral End of Man -- 2.) Passive Obedience and Moral Rules -- 3.) Two Kinds of Moral Rules, and some Theological Implications -- 4.) Some Rule-Utilitarian Elements -- 5.) A Preliminary Summing-Up ----- CHAPTER III: Ethical Acts and Free Will: 1.) Acts and Consequences -- 2.) Free Will -- 3.) Other Evidence, Guilt, and Comments -- 4.) Preliminary Conclusions ----- CHAPTER IV: The Role of God and the Definition of Good: 1.) The Necessary Argument -- 2.) The Probable Argument -- 3.) Another Kind of Evidence, and the Meaning of Good. ----- CHAPTER 4. Criticisms: V: Berkeley and the Emotive Uses of Ethical Language -- 1.) Abstract General Ideas and the Familiar Uses of Words -- 2.) More About Berkeleys Theory of Truth -- 3.) An Important Passage and a Working Example ----- CHAPTER VI: Berkeley and Shaftesbury: 1.) Shaftesburys Ethical System -- 2.) More about Moral Sense, and Enthusiasm -- 3.) Berkeley versus Shaftesbury ----- CHAPTER VII: Berkeley and Mandeville -- 1.) Mandevilles Theory of Social Ethics and Human Nature: 2.) Berkeley versus Mandeville ----- CHAPTER VIII: The Deists -- 1.) The Principles of Deism -- 2.) Some Individual Deists ----- CHAPTER IX: Peter Browne, Berkeley, and the Deists: 1.) Peter Browne and Analogical Arguments -- 2.) Browne and Berkeley -- 3.) Berkeley versus the Deists ----- CHAPTER X: Conclusion -- 1.) Moral Philosophy: 2.) Did Berkeley have a Moral philosophy? -- 3.) Some General Criticisms.

Title: The Moral Philosophy of George Berkeley (International Archives of the History of Ideas Archives - #33)

Author Name: Olscamp, Paul J.

Categories: Philosophy,

Publisher: Martinus Nijhoff - The Hague: 1970

ISBN Number: 9024703034

ISBN Number 13: 9789024703036

Size: Hardcover

Book Condition: Used - Good

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