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Ideas about Ideas
An analysis of the theory of ideas advanced by Plato, Descartes, Locke and Berkeley.
# 124625 | 500 words | 5 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Philosophy (Ancient Greek) , Political Science (John Locke)

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The paper compares the theory of ideas about ideas expressed by John Locke, Plato, George Berkeley and Rene Descartes.

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"Any number of philosophers have presented a theory of Ideas offering ideas about Ideas. This essay will consider theories advanced by Plato, Descartes, Locke and Berkeley. Each of these philosophers offered a unique perspective on the subject. Plato developed a theory of Ideas or Forms describing them as properties or essences of things treated as non-material, abstract yet substantial entities. He saw these Ideas as eternal, unchanging, supremely real and independent of ordinary options which..."

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