What is Berkeley?

  • (noun): Irish philosopher and Anglican bishop who opposed the materialism of Thomas Hobbes (1685-1753).
    Synonyms: Bishop Berkeley, George Berkeley
    See also — Additional definitions below

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Berkeley, Ontario
... Berkeley is a community on Ontario Highway 10 in the township of Chatsworth, Grey County, Ontario, Canada ... The Berkeley Post Office was opened in 1853 ... There were three churches in Berkeley a Presbyterian Church, an Anglican church and a United Church ...
Berkeley Unified School District
... Berkeley Unified School District is the public school district for the city of Berkeley, California ... administrative offices are located in Berkeley's old city hall on Martin Luther King Jr ...
Bob Switzer
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Allan V. Cox - Biography
... Cox began studying chemistry at the University of California, Berkeley ... He returned to Berkeley, but had so little interest in chemistry that his grades were too low to avoid being drafted into the United States Army ... his graduate research at the University of California, Berkeley, Cox concentrated on rock magnetism with John Verhoogen as his supervisor ...
Berkeley High School
... Berkeley High School refers to the following high schools Berkeley High School (Berkeley, California) Berkeley High School (Moncks Corner, South Carolina) Berkeley High School ...

More definitions of "Berkeley":

  • (noun): A city in California on the eastern shore of San Francisco Bay; site of the University of California at Berkeley.

Famous quotes containing the word berkeley:

    All that stock of arguments [the skeptics] produce to depreciate our faculties, and make mankind appear ignorant and low, are drawn principally from this head, to wit, that we are under an invincible blindness as to the true and real nature of things.
    —George Berkeley (1685–1753)

    There being in the make of an English mind a certain gloom and eagerness, which carries to the sad extreme; religion to fanaticism; free-thinking to atheism; liberty to rebellion.
    —George Berkeley (1685–1753)

    Religion is the centre which unites, and the cement which connects the several parts of members of the political body.
    —George Berkeley (1685–1753)