Berkeley: The Absolute Existence of Unthinking Things

“´Tis on this therefore that I insist, viz. that the absolute Existence of unthinking Things are Words without a Meaning, or which include a Contradiction.” (Of the Principles of Human Knowledge, §24) #Berkeley #unthinkingThings

Berkeley, George, A Treatise Concerning the Principles of Human Knowlege: Part I. Wherein the Chief Causes of Error and Difficulty in the Sciences, with the Grounds of Scepticism, Atheism, and Irreligion, are Inquir’d Into. Dublin 1710.