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  1. Berkeley and the Primary Qualities: Idealization Vs. Abstraction.Richard Brook - forthcoming - Philosophia:1-15.
    In the First of the Three Dialogues, Berkeley’s Hylas, responding to Philonous’s question whether extension and motion are separable from secondary qualities, says:What! Is it not an easy matter, to consider extension and motion by themselves,... Pray how do the mathematicians treat of them?After some introductory comments I propose to contrast Philonous’s answer to this question, with an alternative, arguing for the following. A distinction, Berkeley would accept should be made between abstraction as Berkeley conceives it in The Introduction to (...)
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  2. Molyneux’s Question in Berkeley’s Theory of Vision.J. R. Loaiza - 2017 - Theoria: Revista de Teoría, Historia y Fundamentos de la Ciencia 32 (2):231-247.
    I propose a reading of Berkeley's Essay towards a New Theory of Vision in which Molyneux-type questions are interpreted as thought experiments instead of arguments. First, I present the general argumentative strategy in the NTV, and provide grounds for the traditional reading. Second, I consider some roles of thought experiments, and classify Molyneux-type questions in the NTV as constructive conjectural thought experiments. Third, I argue that (i) there is no distinction between Weak and Strong Heterogeneity theses in the NTV; (ii) (...)
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  3. Qualities and Simple Ideas: Hume and His Debt to Berkeley.Alan Nelson & David Landy - 2011 - In Lawrence Nolan (ed.), Primary and Secondary Qualities: The Historical and Ongoing Debate. Oxford University Press. pp. 216-238.
  4. Ideas, Sentiments, and Qualities.Kenneth P. Winkler - 1992 - In Phillip D. Cummins (ed.), Minds, Ideas, and Objects: Essays in the Theory of Representation in Modern Philosophy. Ridgeview Publishing Company.