scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 1,112
Hume Kant and the 18th Century Paper Topic 3George Berkeley held that all the qualities of the object depend of the mind Since objects have stable and regular existence the mind they depend on must be divine rather than human Immaterialism In Berkeleys view therefore the existence of a divine mind follows directly from the commonsense belief that physical objects exist when no one perceives them it is but to look into your own thoughts and so trying whether you can conceive it possible for a sound or figure or motion or color to exist without the mind or unperceivedsect22 Berkeley held that it was direly possible to have the power to imagine or forming ideas in your mind but it does not show that you can conceive it possible The objects of your thought may exist without your mind To make this so it is intensely essential that you conceive them existing unconceived or thought of which is an apparent repugnancy Let us say that an object is material if it has all the qualities of body extension figure motion rest solidity and whatever other qualities a body has A material thing is a corporeal thing which is independent of the mind Berkeley thinks that a little attentiveness will bring to light the truth and evidence of his theory Immaterialism Berkeley proposes that the mind takes no notice of itself the mind is unenlightened to think it can and does conceive matter existing unthought of or without the mindBerkeley offers many suppositions for Immaterialism The argument that the only substance is spirit and mind the likeness principle the primary and secondary distinction concept of material is unintelligible the ideas of sense and the existence of god and finally Berkeleys Master argument If it was unclear in the introduction of my paper the denouncement that I make and will support is Berkeleys Master argument for ImmaterialismThe advantage that
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA