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David Berman
Fellow Emeritus, Philosophy

Publications and Further Research Outputs

Peer-Reviewed Publications

David Berman, Berkeley's and Hume's Philosophical Memoirs, Philosophy Now: a magazine of ideas, (120 ), 2017, p28 - 29 Journal Article, 2017

David Berman and James Hill, S profesorem Davidem Berrmanem o Berkeleym, ateismu a mentalnich typech, Filosoficky casdopis, 64, 2016, p667 - 674 Journal Article, 2016

Absolute and Final Desire: Plato or Buddha in, editor(s)Timo Airaksinen and Wojciech Gasparski , Desire: The Concept and its Practical Context, London, Tramsaction Publisher, 2016, pp117 - 134, [David Berman] Book Chapter, 2016

Why early atheists loved Berkeley's idealism in, editor(s)Witold K. Pietrazak and Magdalena Kozluk , Le Cabinet du curieux, Paris, Classiques Garnier, 2013, pp397 - 407, [David Berman] Book Chapter, 2013

David Berman, The Birth of Scottish Philosophy from the Golden Age of Irish Philosophy, Eiighteenth-Century Studies, 45, (3), 2012, p379 - 392 Journal Article, 2012

Ian Campbell Ross and David Berman, George Berkeley and the authorship of 'The Memoirs of Signor Gaudentio di Lucca', Irish University Review, 41, (1), 2011, p196 - 201 Journal Article, 2011

Panaceas and Placebos, Leeming, David A., et al, Encyclopedia of Psychology and Religion, 2, New York, Springer, 2010, pp660 - 663, [Berman, David] Item in dictionary or encyclopaedia, etc, 2010

Schopenhauer, Nietzsche and Atheism, Leeming, David A., et al, Encyclopedia of Psychology and Religion, New York, Springer, 2010, pp823 - 825, [Berman, David] Item in dictionary or encyclopaedia, etc, 2010

The Distrustful Philosopher: Berkeley between the Devils and the Deep Blue Sea of Faith in, editor(s)Silvia Parigi , George Berkeley: Religion and Science in the Enlightenment, Dordrecht, Springer, 2010, pp141 - 157, [David Berman] Book Chapter, 2010

Socrates's Daimonion, Leeming, David A, et al, Encyclopedia of Psychology and Religion, 2, New York, Springer, 2010, pp858 - 861, [Berman, David] Item in dictionary or encyclopaedia, etc, 2010

Cesta do mysli Berkeleyho a velke vesiny jeho protivniku in, editor(s)Petr Glombicek, James Hill, et al , George Berkeley: Pruvodce jeho filosofii, Prague, Nakladatelstvi Filosofickeho Ustavu AV CR, 2009, pp69 - 92, [David Berman] Book Chapter, 2009

Berman, David, Philosophical Counseling For Philosophers: A Confession of Images, Philosophical Practice, 3, (2), 2008, p255 - 266 Journal Article, 2008

Berman, D and Lyons W., The First Modern Battle for Consciousness: J. B. Watson's Rejection of Mental Images, Journal of Consciousness Studies, 14, (11), 2007, p5 - 26 Journal Article, 2007

Berman D., Religion and Madness, Journal of Religion and Health, 45, (3), 2006, p359 - 370 Journal Article, 2006

Berman D., Berkeley and Irish Philosophy, London, Continuum, 2005, x + 234pp Book, 2005

Berkeley's Life and Works, ed. by K. P. Winkler, The Cambridge Companion to Berkeley, Cambridge, CUP, 2005, pp13 - 33, [D. Berman] Item in dictionary or encyclopaedia, etc, 2005

D. Berman, Welsh translation of "George Berkeley", Efrydiau Anthonyddol, 67, 2004, p16 - 43 Journal Article, 2004

The Irish Pragmatist in, editor(s)C. Fauske , Archbishop William King and the Anglican Irish Context, Dublin, Four Courts, 2004, pp123 - 134, [Berman D] Book Chapter, 2004

Descartes and Immortality in, editor(s)A.P. Coudert, et. al. , Judaeo-Christian Intellectual Culture in the Seventeenth Century, Netherlands, Kluwer, 1999, pp161 - 171, [D. Berman] Book Chapter, 1999

The Irish Freethinker' in, editor(s)P. McGuinness, A. Harrison, R. Kearney , John Toland's Christianity not Mysterious: text, associated works and critical essays, Dublin, Lilliput Press, 1997, pp223 - 230, [D. Berman] Book Chapter, 1997

Berman D., Berkeley: Experimental Philosophy, London, Phoenix Paperbacks, 1997, 57pp Book, 1997

George Berkeley in, editor(s)S. Brown , Routledge History of Philosophy, vol. 5, London, Routledge, 1996, [D. Berman] Book Chapter, 1996

D. Berman, Simon Browne: The Soul-Murdered Theologian, History of Psychiatry, 1996, p257 - 263 Journal Article, 1996

Berman D., George Berkeley: Idealism and the Man, Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1996, xi + 230pp Book, 1996

'Irish Philosophy, T. Honderich, The Oxford Companion to Philosophy, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 1995, pp656 - 657, [D. Berman] Item in dictionary or encyclopaedia, etc, 1995

dogma, T. Honderich, ed. , The Oxford Companion to Philosophy, 1995, 1995, pp204 - 204, [D. Berman] Item in dictionary or encyclopaedia, etc, 1995

Arthur Schopenhauer, The World as Will and Idea, London, Everyman Paperbacks, 1995 Book, 1995

Anthony Collins, T. Honderich, ed., The Oxford Companion to Philosophy, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 1995, pp141 - 141, [D. Berman] Item in dictionary or encyclopaedia, etc, 1995

D. Berman, Atheism in Britain,, Bristol, Thoemmes Press, 1995 Book, 1995

Collins and Hume: Two Ways of Lying Theologically in, editor(s)L. Kreimendahl , Aufklarung and Skepsis, Stuttgart, Bad Cannstatt, 1995, pp22 - 32, [D. Berman] Book Chapter, 1995

D. Berman, The Fantasy Option, Free Inquiry, 15, (15), 1995, p38 - 38 Journal Article, 1995

'pessimism and optimism', 'John Toland' , T. Honderich, The Oxford Companion to Philosophy, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 1995, pp877 - 877, [D. Berman] Item in dictionary or encyclopaedia, etc, 1995

Berman D., W. Dudgeon's Philosophical Works, Routledge/Thoemmes Press, 1994 Book, 1994

D. Berman, Neurosis and Religion, Free Inquiry, 1993, p16 - 16 Journal Article, 1993

Berman D., George Berkeley's Alciphron in Focus, London, Routledge, 1993 Book, 1993

Disclaimers as Offence Mechanisms in Blount and Toland in, editor(s)M. Hunter and D. Wootton , Atheism from the Reformation to the Enlightenment, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 1992, pp255 - 272, [D. Berman] Book Chapter, 1992

A.A. Luce, Life of George Berkeley (1949), Routledge/Thoemmes Press, 1992 Book, 1992

D. Berman, Freud on Endopsychic Superstition, Irish Journal of Psychology, 1991, p68 - 75 Journal Article, 1991

Eighteenth Century Irish Philosophy in, Field Day Anthology of Irish Writings Vol. 1, 1991, pp760 - 806, [D. Berman, A. Carpenter] Book Chapter, 1991

Berman, D., A History of Atheism in Britain: from Hobbes to Russell, London, Routledge, 1990, x + 253pp Book, 1990

Berman D., Philip Skelton's Ophiomaches: or Deism Revealed 1749, 2 vols, Bristol, Thoemmes Press, 1990 Book, 1990

D. Berman, Censorship and the Displacement of Irreligion, Journal of the History of Philosophy, 1989, p601 - 604 Journal Article, 1989

D. Berman, Irish Philosophy and the American Enlightment, Eire-Ireland, 1989, p28 - 39 Journal Article, 1989

D. Berman, Ghosts, Souls and Immortaity, Ethical Record, 1989, p16 - 22 Journal Article, 1989

Berman, D., A History of Atheism in Britain: from Hobbes to Russell, London, Croom Helm, 1988, x + 253pp Book, 1988

D. Berman, Nietzsche's Three Phases of Atheism, History of Philosophy Quarterly, 1988, p373 - 386 Journal Article, 1988

D. Berman, Deliberate Parapraxis, International Review of Psychoanalysis, 1988, p381 - 384 Journal Article, 1988

Schopenhauer and Nietzsche: Honest Atheism, Dishonest Pessimism in, editor(s)C. Janaway , Willing and Nothingness: Schopenhauer as Nietzsche's Educator, Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1988, pp178 - 195, [D. Berman] Book Chapter, 1988

D. Berman, T. Williamson, Locke on Particles: a reply to Nuchelmans, Logique et Analyse, 123, 1988, p113 - 115 Journal Article, 1988

Die Debatte uber die Seele in, editor(s)J. P. Schobinger , Die Philosophie Des 17. Jahrhunderts, Basel, Schwabe & Co., 1988, pp559 - 581, [D. Berman] Book Chapter, 1988

Deism, Immortality and the Art of Theological Lying' in, editor(s)J. A. Lemay , Deism, Masonry and the Enlightenment, Newark, University of Delaware Press, 1987, pp61 - 78, [D. Berman] Book Chapter, 1987

D. Berman, Bettleheim's Three Little Pigs, International Review of Psychoanalysis, 1987, p421 - 422 Journal Article, 1987

D. Berman, The Knock Apparition: some new evidence, New Humanist, 1987, p8 - 10 Journal Article, 1987

D. Berman, Gulliver's Dilemma, Durham University Journal, lxxix, 1987, p247 - 248 Journal Article, 1987

The Historian of British Freethought in, editor(s)G.A. Wells , J.M. Robertson: Liberal, Rationalist, London, Pemberton, 1987, [D. Berman] Book Chapter, 1987

D. Berman, Berkeley's Quad: the Question of Numerical Identity, Idealistic Studies, xvi, 1986, p41 - 45 Journal Article, 1986

D. Berman, The Jacobitism of Berkeley's Passive Obediance, Journal of the History of Ideas, 1986, p309 - 319 Journal Article, 1986

D. Berman, 'Berkeley Semantic Revolution': 19 November 1707-11January 1708, History of European Ideas, 7, 1986, p603 - 607 Journal Article, 1986

D. Berman, Some Light on the Hidden Hobbes, Topoi, 5, 1986, p197 - 199 Journal Article, 1986

Contributions, Margaret Drabble, ed., Oxford Companion to English Literature, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 1985, [D. Berman] Item in dictionary or encyclopaedia, etc, 1985

D. Berman, George Berkeley: Pictures by Goldsmith, Yeats and Luce, Hermathena, cxxxix, 1985, p9 - 23 Journal Article, 1985

D. Berman, J. Berman, Berkeley's Alciphron Vignettes, The Book Collector, 32, 1985, p55 - 62 Journal Article, 1985

The Irish Counter Enlightenment in, editor(s)R. Kearney , The Irish Mind, Dublin, Wolfhound Press, 1985, pp119 - 140, [D. Berman] Book Chapter, 1985

D. Berman, Berkeley and the Moon Illusions, Revue Internationale de Philosophie, 1985, p215 - 222 Journal Article, 1985

D. Berman, The New Atheist, New Humanist, 1985, p18 - 23 Journal Article, 1985

D. Berman, Irish Philosopy and Ideology, The Crane Bag, 1985, p158 - 159 Journal Article, 1985

Peter Browne, Denis Huisman, Dictionnaire des Philosophes, Paris, Presses Universitaires de France, 1984, pp402 - 404, [D. Berman] Item in dictionary or encyclopaedia, etc, 1984

D. Berman, S. Lalor, The Suppression of Christianity as Old as the Creation vol 2, Notes and Queries, 31, 1984, p3 - 6 Journal Article, 1984

D. Berman, J. M. Robertson: Freethinker and Historian of Freethought, New Humanist, 1984, p12 - 16 Journal Article, 1984

D. Berman, A. Harrison, John Toland and Keating's History of Ireland 1723, Donegal Annual, 36, 1984, p25 - 29 Journal Article, 1984

D. Berman, Particles and Ideas in Locke's Theory of Meaning, The Locke Newsletter, 15, 1984, p15 - 24 Journal Article, 1984

D. Berman, Berkeley and Beckett, Beckett issue of the Irish University Review, 14, 1984, p42 - 45 Journal Article, 1984

D. Berman, 'Berkeley Reconsidered', A Viewer's Guide to the Dean of Thin, Air, 23, 1984, p4 - 5 Journal Article, 1984

D. Berman, David Hume and the Suppression of Atheism, Journal of the History of Philosophy, xxi, 1983, p375 - 387 Journal Article, 1983

D. Berman, B. Torode and S. Lalor, The Theology of the IRA, Studies, 1983, p137 - 144 Journal Article, 1983

D. Berman, Berkeley and King, Notes and Queries, 29, 1982, p528 - 530 Journal Article, 1982

D. Berman, Spinoza's Spiders, Schopenhauer's Dogs, Philosophical Studies (Dublin), xxix, 1982, p202 - 209 Journal Article, 1982

D. Berman, Enlightenment and Counter-Enlightenment in Irish Philosophy' and 'The Causation and Culmination of Irish Philosophy'; two-part essay, Archiv fur Geschichte der Philosophie, 64, 1982, p148 / 257 - 165 / 279 Journal Article, 1982

D. Berman, Cognitive Theology and Emotive Mysteries in Berkeley's Alciphron, Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy, 81, 1981, p219 - 229 Journal Article, 1981

D. Berman, Hume and Collins on Miracles, Hume Studies, 1980, p150 - 154 Journal Article, 1980

D. Berman, Bishop Berkeley and the Fountains of Living Waters, Hermathena, cxxviii, 1980, p21 - 31 Journal Article, 1980

D. Berman, Berkeley's Philosophical Reception after America, Archiv fur Gescichte der Philosophie, 60, 1980, p311 - 311 Journal Article, 1980

D. Berman, Ireland's Knock Legend, Freethinker, 99, 1979, p145 - 147 Journal Article, 1979

D. Berman, Marxist and Bourgeois Atheism, The New Humanist, 1979, p103 - 105 Journal Article, 1979

D. Berman, A Note on Berkeley and his Catholic Countrymen, Long Room, 1978, p26 - 29 Journal Article, 1978

D. Berman, The Genesis of Avowed Atheism in Britain, Question, 1978, p44 - 55 Journal Article, 1978

D. Berman, The Theoretical/Practical Distinction as Applied to the Existence of God from Locke to Kant, Trivium, 12, 1977, p92 - 108 Journal Article, 1977

D. Berman, Mrs Berkeley's Annotations to her Interleaved Copy of An Account of the Life of George Berkeley, Hermathena, cxxii, 1977, p15 - 28 Journal Article, 1977

Berman D., Archbishop King's Sermon on Predestination, Dublin, Cadenus Press, 1976 Book, 1976

D. Berman, David Hume and the 1641 Rebellion in Ireland, Studies, lxv, 1976, p101 - 112 Journal Article, 1976

D. Berman, Anthony Collins: Aspects of his Thought and Writings, Hermathena, cxix, 1975, p49 - 70 Journal Article, 1975

D. Berman, Anthony Collins and the Question of Atheism in the Early Part of the Eighteenth Century, Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy, 75, 1975, p85 - 102 Journal Article, 1975

D. Berman, Anthony Collins' Essays in the Independent Whig, Journal of the History of Philosophy, xiii, 1975, p463 - 469 Journal Article, 1975

D. Berman, Francis Hutcheson on Berkeley and the Molyneux problem, Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy, 74, 1974, p259 - 265 Journal Article, 1974

D. Berman, On Missing the Wrong Target: a criticism of some central chapters in J. Bennett's Locke, Berkeley, Hume', Hermathena, cxiii, 1972, p54 - 67 Journal Article, 1972

D. Berman, Berkeley, Clayton and An Essay on Spirit, Journal of the History of Ideas, 1971, p367 - 378 Journal Article, 1971

Berman D., An Early Essay concerning Berkeley's Immaterialism, Hermathena, 1969, p37 - 43 Journal Article, 1969

D. Berman, A.A. Luce and J.-P. Pittion, A New Letter by Berkeley to Browne on Divine Analogy, Mind, 1969, p375 - 392 Journal Article, 1969

Berman D., A New Letter by Berkeley on Tar-water, Hermathena, 1968, p45 - 48 Journal Article, 1968

Non-Peer-Reviewed Publications

Berman, David, A Manual of Experimental Phlosophy, Dublin, Jeremy Pepyat, 2009, 1 - 118pp Book, 2009

Berman, David, Enthusiasm in Galton's Inquiries into the Human Faculty, The Galton Institute Newsletter, (65 and 66), 2007, p6 - 8 Journal Article, 2007

D. Berman, Will Secularism Survive?, Free Inquiry, 2005, p34 - 35 Journal Article, 2005

'Edmund James Furlong', 'Francis La Touche Godfrey' and 'Thomas McDonnell', T. Duddy, Dictionary of Irish Philosophers, Bristol, Thoemmes Continuum, 2004, pp132-3, 215 , [D. Berman, P. O'Riordan] Item in dictionary or encyclopaedia, etc, 2004

Berman D., O'Riordan P., The Irish Enlightenment and Counter-Enllightenment (6 vols), Bristol, Thoemmes Press, 2002 Book, 2002

Berman D., George Berkeley: Eighteenth-Century Responses 2 vols., New York, Garland Press, 1989 Book, 1989

D. Berman, The Lord of Irony, The Freethinker, 108, 1988, p156 - 157 Journal Article, 1988

Berman D., George Berkeley: Essays and Replies, Dublin, Irish Academic Press, 1986 Book, 1986

D. Berman, R. Houghton and M. Lapan, Images of Berkeley (Cat. of Berkeley Exhibition), Dublin, National Gallery of Ireland/Wolhound Press, 1986, 105pp Book, 1986

D. Berman, Berkeley's Siris and the 'whisky patriots, Eighteenth Century Ireland, 1, 1986, p200 - 203 Journal Article, 1986

D. Berman, A Disputed Deistic Classic, The Library, sixth series VII, 1985, p58 - 59 Journal Article, 1985

John Toland, Gordon Stein, ed., Unbelief in the Enlightenment, Prometheus Press, 1985, pp666 - 670, [D. Berman] Item in dictionary or encyclopaedia, etc, 1985

Matthew Tindal, Gordon Stein, Encyclopedia of Unbelief, 1985, pp164 - 169, [D. Berman] Item in dictionary or encyclopaedia, etc, 1985

Anthony Collins, Gordon Stein, Encyclopedia of Unbelief, Prometheus Press, 1985, pp115 - 117, [D. Berman] Item in dictionary or encyclopaedia, etc, 1985

Robert Clayton, Denis Huisman, ed., Dictionnaire des Philosophes, Paris, Presses Universitaires de France, 1984, pp553 - 554, [D. Berman] Item in dictionary or encyclopaedia, etc, 1984

D. Berman, Did Berkeley write Guardian 130?, Berkeley Newsletter, 5, 1981, p10 - 13 Journal Article, 1981

D. Berman, Berkeley's Prophecy, Scriblerian, xiv, 1981, p58 - 59 Journal Article, 1981

D. Berman, J. Berman, The Fountain Portraits of Bishop Berkeley, Apollo, 1981 Journal Article, 1981

D. Berman, Jeremy Bentham's Analysis of Religion, The Freethinker, 1981, p152 - 153 Journal Article, 1981

D. Berman, The Poverty of Mortalism and the Superfluity of Immortalism, Freethinker, 100, 1980, p14-141 Journal Article, 1980

D. Berman, A Bibliography of the Published Writings of Dr A. A. Luce, Hermathena, cxxiii, 1977, p11 - 18 Journal Article, 1977

Recognition

Representations

Consultant editor for the following philosophy volumes in the Everyman Library series : V. Politis (ed.), Kant's Critique of Pure Reason (1993), R. Downie (ed.), Hutcheson's Philosophical Writings (1994); G. Bird (ed.), James's Selected Writings (1995); J. Gaskin (ed.), The Epicurean Philosophers (1995), W. Lyons, Modern Philosophy of Mind (1995), M. Warnock (ed.), Woman Philosophers (1996), M. Bagrahmian, Modern Philosophy of Language (1998), J. P. Wright et al (eds), Hume's Treatise of Human Nature 2003.

Contributor to the Oxford Companion of Irish Literature (Oxford: Oxford University Press) 1996

Contributor to The Dictionary of Biblical Interpretation, gen. ed. John H. Hayes (Abingdon Press), 2 vols. 1999

Contributor to The Blackwell Companion to Modern Irish Culture, W. J. McCormick (ed.), (Oxford, Blackwell) 1999