Berkeley on Abstract Ideas

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There are three propositions that this author demonstrates in his argument: (1) the contention that berkeley's attack on abstract ideas is not made wholly compatible with his atomic sensationalism, (2) that berkeley does not provide or employ a single definition or criterion for determining the limit of abstraction and (3) that the doctrine of abstract ideas furnishes no real support to berkeley's argument against the existence of material substance independent of perception. (staff)
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