berkeleyism

berkeleyism
\\ˈbərklēˌizəm, Brit usually ˈbȧk-\ noun (-s)
Usage: usually capitalized
Etymology: G. Berkeley + English -ism

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/berrk"lee iz'euhm/; Brit. /bahrk"lee iz'euhm/, n.
any philosophical system or doctrine derived from the views of Bishop Berkeley.
[1860-65; George BERKELEY + -ISM]

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  • Berkeleyism — Berkeleian Berke*le ian (b[ e]rk*l[=e] an), a. Of or relating to Bishop Berkeley or his system of idealism; as, Berkeleian philosophy. {Berke ley*ism}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Berkeleyism — /berrk lee iz euhm/; Brit. /bahrk lee iz euhm/, n. any philosophical system or doctrine derived from the views of Bishop Berkeley. [1860 65; George BERKELEY + ISM] * * * …   Universalium

  • berkeleyism — berke·ley·ism …   English syllables

  • berkeleyen — ⇒BERKELEYEN, ENNE, adj. et subst. PHILOSOPHIE A. Emploi adj. Qui est conforme ou qui caractérise la philosophie de Berkeley : • L objet comme tel, ai je dit, ne tient pas compte de moi; et là est la vraie réponse à la question berkeleyenne : «… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • -ism — suffix forming nouns, esp. denoting: 1 an action or its result (baptism; organism). 2 a system, principle, or ideological movement (Conservatism; jingoism; feminism). 3 a state or quality (heroism; barbarism). 4 a basis of prejudice or… …   Useful english dictionary

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