ISBN 9781846841910,Reader's Guides: Berkley's Three Dialogues

Reader's Guides: Berkley's Three Dialogues



Continuum International Publishing Group

Publication Year 2008

ISBN 9781846841910

ISBN-10 1846841917

Paper Back

Number of Pages 172 Pages
Language (English)

Literature fiction

Continuums Readers Guides are clear, concise accessible introductions to classic works of philosophy. Each book explores the major themes, historical and philosophical context and key passages of a major philosophical text, guiding the reader toward a thorough understanding of often demanding material. Ideal for undergraduate students, the guides provide an essential resource for anyone who needs to get to grips with a philosophical text.

Berkeleys Three Dialogues is a key philosophical text and one of the most important philosophical dialogues written in English. As such it is an exciting, eminently readable, but also challenging piece of philosophical writing. This book offers the ideal compact companion to Berkeleys masterpiece, offering guidance on:

Philosophical, biographical and historical context
Key themes
Reading the text
Reception and influence
Further reading

About the Author
Aaron Garrett is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Boston University USA. His previous publications include Meaning in Spinozas Method (CUP, 2003).

Table of Contents
Overview of themes
Reading the text: Preface and the First Dialogue (167-207); The Second Dialogue (207-26); The Third Dialogue (227-63)
Reception and influence
Guide to Further reading