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Date: 1709

"Complex Ideas are the Creatures of the Mind"

— Berkeley, George (1685-1753)

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Date: 1709

"There croud into his mind the ideas which compose the visible man, in company with all the other ideas of sight perceived at the same time."

— Berkeley, George (1685-1753)

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Date: 1709

An "early prejudice" may have "implanted in the mind" a "false persuasion"

— Berkeley, George (1685-1753)

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Date: 1709

A "false persuasion" "implanted in the mind" by prejudice may be rooted out

— Berkeley, George (1685-1753)

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Date: 1709

Ideas may be "immediately imprinted on the mind"

— Berkeley, George (1685-1753)

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Date: 1710

Ideas may be brought "bare and naked" into one's view, keeping out" the names

— Berkeley, George (1685-1753)

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Date: 1710

"They indeed, who hold the soul of man to be only a thin vital flame, or system of animal spirits, make it perishing and corruptible as the body, since there is nothing more easily dissipated than such a being, which it is naturally impossible should survive the ruin of the tabernacle, wherein it...

— Berkeley, George (1685-1753)

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Date: 1710

"Now, thought is to the mind what motion is to the body; both are equally improved by exercise and impaired by disuse"

— Berkeley, George (1685-1753)

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Date: 1710

Ideas may be brought "bare and naked" into one's view, keeping out" the names.

— Berkeley, George (1685-1753)

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Date: 1710, 1734

"It is evident to any one who takes a survey of the objects of human knowledge, that they are either ideas actually imprinted on the senses"

— Berkeley, George (1685-1753)

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The Mind is a Metaphor is authored by Brad Pasanek, Assistant Professor of English, University of Virginia.