The Rhetoric of Berkeley's Philosophy

Cambridge University Press (1990)
Abstract
Whereas previous studies have made George Berkeley (1685-1753) the object of philosophical study, Peter Walmsley assesses Berkeley as a writer, offering rhetorical and literary analyses of Berkeley's four major philosophical texts, A Treatise Concerning the Principles of Human Knowledge, Three Dialogues Between Hylas and Philonous, Alciphron, and Siris. Berkeley emerges from this study as an accomplished stylist who builds structures of affective imagery, creates dramatic voices in his texts, and masters the range of philosophical genres--the treatise, the dialogue, and the essay.
Keywords English language Rhetoric
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Call number B1348.W35 1990
ISBN(s) 0521374138   0521028035   9780521374132
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