[burk-lee-uh n, burk-lee-; especially British bahrk-lee-uh n, bahrk-lee-]
- pertaining or relating to George Berkeley or his philosophy.
- an advocate of the philosophy of George Berkeley, especially its denial of the existence of a material world.
Origin of Berkeleian
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And until that belief can be shown to be false and ungrounded, the Berkeleian idealism is without support.A Commentary to Kant's 'Critique of Pure Reason'
Norman Kemp Smith
But the Berkeleian way of meeting this difficulty is so familiar that I need not enlarge upon it now.The Analysis of Mind
- denoting or relating to the philosophy of George Berkeley
- a follower of his teachings
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