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The Enlightenment Period

George Berkeley

To whom is Berkeley’s idealism perplexing?

To those who continue to cleave to the reality of the perceived existence of an external world, Berkeley’s idealism can be perplexing. It is also a problematic position for many scientists, who must believe in an “objective reality” in order for their work concerning “objective facts” to make sense.



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