ibsTHE INTERNATIONAL BERKELEY SOCIETY (founded in 1975) sponsors meetings, conferences, and symposia, and in accord with its bylaws publishes the results of scholarly research throughout the world, disseminating information about George Berkeley and his works.

BISHOP GEORGE BERKELEY was born in Kilkenny, Ireland, on 12 March 1685. He made important contributions in the fields of philosophy, mathematics, education, and economics. He is especially famous as the author of the philosophical theory known as immaterialism. He died in Oxford, England, on 14 January 1753.

  • President: Nancy Kendrick (Wheaton College, Massachusetts)
  • Past President: Stephen Daniel (Texas A&M University)
  • Vice-President: Tom Stoneham (University of York)
  • Secretary-Treasurer: Keota Fields (University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth)
  • Membership Secretary: Genevieve Migely (Cornell College, Iowa)
  • Philosophy Associations Coordinator: Seth Bordner (University of Alabama)
  • Recording Secretary: Ville Paukkonen (University of Helsinki)
  • Archivist: Nancy Kendrick (Wheaton College, Massachusetts)

About the Society

The International Berkeley Society was founded in 1975 to promote interest in the life and work of the philosopher Bishop George Berkeley. Its membership and leadership include not only scholars and philosophers from many countries, but also residents of the State of Rhode Island who are interested in the history and culture of colonial New England.
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