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Published: 29 January 1998

192 Pages


ISBN: 9780198751496

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This text is published by OUP Higher Education Division

Three Dialogues Between Hylas and Philonous

George Berkeley
Edited by Jonathan Dancy

Oxford Philosophical Texts

  • Part of new important series
  • Uses the standard edition of the text with small corrections to bring it in line with Berkeleys original editions.
  • Includes new editorial material specially written for the first-year student.
  • Explains Berkeleys work and philosophical arguments: one of the trickier subjects covered in most first-year courses is here made lucid and comprehensible.
  • Pedagogical features unique to this edition:
  • a substantial, clear, readable introduction covering Berkeleys life and thought and discussing the text generally;
  • a feature on How to Use this Book;
  • a comprehensive Bibliography and Further Reading designed for the student reader;
  • analysis of the Dialogues, outlining the main points in each paragraph of the text;
  • glossary covering specialist and old-fashioned words in Berkeleys text;
  • endnotes covering the text in detail.
  • Jonathan Dancy is an eminent philosopher and the author of various other student textbooks.
  • Also available, edited by Dancy in a uniform edition: Berkeleys A Treatise Concerning the Principles of Human Knowledge.

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