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People

The Berkeley family has an unbroken male line of descent from a Saxon ancestor before the Norman conquest of England in 1066 to the present day. ... See: Baron Berkeley (creations of 1066, 1295 and 1421) Viscount Berkeley (1481) Marquess of Berkeley (1488) Earl Berkeley (1679) Baron Berkeley of Rathdown (1661) Baron Berkeley of Stratton (1658) Baron Berkeley of Wynondham (1611) This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise... The title Baron Berkeley has been created twice in the Peerage of England, both times by writ. ... There have been two baronetcies created for people named Berkeley, both in the Baronetage of England. ... Anthony Berkeley Cox (July 5, 1893 - 1971) was a British crime fiction author, born in Watford, England. ... Guy Berkeley Berke Breathed (born June 21, 1957) is an American cartoonist, childrens book author/illustrator, director, and screenwriter, best known for Bloom County, a 1980s cartoon-comic strip which dealt with socio-political issues as seen through the eyes of highly exaggerated characters (e. ... Kaleidoscopic Choreography from Footlight Parade, 1933 Busby Berkeley (November 29, 1895 – March 14, 1976), born William Berkeley Enos in Los Angeles, California, was a highly influential Hollywood movie director and musical choreographer. ... Elizabeth Berkeley was the mother of Henry Somerset, 5th Duke of Beaufort and wife of Charles Noel Somerset, 4th Duke of Beaufort. ... Edmund Callis Berkeley (22 February 1909 – March 7, 1988) was an American computer scientist who co-founded the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) in 1947. ... George Berkeley (IPA: , Bark-Lee) (12 March 1685 – 14 January 1753), also known as Bishop Berkeley, was an influential Irish philosopher whose primary philosophical achievement is the advancement of a theory he called immaterialism (later referred to as subjective idealism by others). ... Humphry John Berkeley (February 21, 1926 - November 14, 1994) was a British Politician. ... Caricature of The Verves Richard Ashcroft by Jon Berkeley Jon Berkeley (b. ... Sir Lennox Berkeley (May 12, 1903 - December 26, 1989) was a British composer. ... Michael Berkeley (born 1948) is a British composer. ... Miles Joseph Berkeley (April 1, 1803 - July 30, 1889) was an English botanist. ... The 19th century British dominatrix Mrs Theresa Berkley (died September 1836) ran a brothel in at 28 Charlotte Street, just to the north of Soho, specialising in flagellation. ... Sir William Berkeley (pronounced bark-lee) (1605-July 9, 1677) was a Governor of Virginia, appointed by King Charles I, of whom he was a favorite. ... Xander Berkeley (born December 16, 1955) is a well-known American actor, who, despite having had few leading roles, has appeared in more than 80 motion pictures. ... Vivian Berkeley (born August 9th, 1941) is a Canadian blind lawn bowler, 1996 paralympic silver medalist and world class athlete. ...

Universities & Colleges

Sather tower (the Campanile) looking out over the San Francisco Bay and Mount Tamalpais. ... Berkeley College is a private college specializing in business, with five campuses in New York and New Jersey. ... Berkeley College is a residential college at Yale University, constructed in 1930. ... Berklee College of Music, founded in 1945, is an independent music college in Boston, Massachusetts with many prominent faculty, staff, alumni, and visiting artists. ... Berkeley City College, formerly Vista Community College, one of the California Community Colleges, is part of the Peralta Community College District. ...

Places

United Kingdom

Berkeley (pronounced ) is a town between the south bank of the River Severn and the M5 motorway in Gloucestershire, England, at grid reference ST685992. ... Aerial picture of Berkeley nuclear power station taken in 1981 Berkeley nuclear power station situated on the bank of the River Severn in Gloucestershire, England. ... Two ships of the British Royal Navy have been named HMS Berkeley Castle after Berkeley Castle near Worcester. ... Berkeley Square in 1830. ... Berkeley Square is close to Park Street in the Clifton area of Bristol. ...

United States of America

Berkeley is a city on the east shore of San Francisco Bay in northern California, in the United States. ... Incorporated Village in 1924. ... Berkeley is a city located in St. ... Berkeley Plantation, one of the first great estates in America, comprises about 100 acres (0. ... Map of Berkeley Heights Township in Union County Berkeley Heights is a township in Union County, New Jersey, United States. ... Berkeley Lake is a city located in Gwinnett County, Georgia. ... Map of Berkeley Township in Ocean County Berkeley Township is a Township in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States. ... Berkeley County is a county in the U.S. state of South Carolina. ... Berkeley County is a county located in the U.S. state of West Virginia. ...

Canada

Berkeley is a city in Ontario, Canada. ...

Australia

  • Berkeley, New South Wales

Pronunciation

Places in England and English people called Berkeley are pronounced /ˈbɑː.kliː/ while American places named Berkeley are pronounced /ˈbəɹ.kli/ possibly by derivation from an Irish pronunciation, /ˈbɑɹ.kli/.


Other

In addition, Berkeley may refer to:

There were two manufacturers of British Berkeley cars. ... Berkeley Square is the title of a 1933 film which tells the story of a young American who is transported back to London in the time of the American Revolution and meets his ancestors. ... Berkeley Square is a 1998 television miniseries which tells the story of three young women who gain positions as nannies in London. ... Berkeley is a 2005 film by Bobby Roth filmed in Berkeley, California. ... A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square is the title of a well-known romantic British popular song with lyrics by Eric Maschwitz and music by Manning Sherwin. ... Berkeley DB (BDB) is a high-performance, embedded database library with bindings in C, C++, Java, Perl, Python, Ruby, Tcl, Smalltalk and many other programming languages. ... In computing, the Berkeley Fast File System (or FFS) is a file system used mostly by BSD-derivative Unix variants. ... Berkeley Software Distribution (BSD, sometimes called Berkeley Unix) is the Unix derivative distributed by the University of California, Berkeley, starting in the 1970s. ... Berkeley Systems was a San Francisco Bay Area software company cofounded in 1987 by Wes Boyd and Joan Blades. ... The Berkeley Pit in May 1984. ... The Berkeley was a ferryboat that operated out of the San Francisco Bay for sixty years. ... USS Berkeley (DDG-15) was a -class guided missile armed destroyer in the United States Navy. ... The Berkeley Carroll School is an independent, nonsectarian, coed day school, enrolling about 750 students from pre-kindergarten through high school. ... Hunt Country The county lies in Gloucestershire and South Gloucestershire, between Gloucester and Bristol. ... Berkeley Preparatory School, founded in 1960, is a PreK to Grade 12 private college preparatory school located in Tampa, Florida. ... This article is considered orphaned, since there are very few or no other articles that link to this one. ... For other uses, see Auckland (disambiguation). ...

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George Berkeley [Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy] (7594 words)
Berkeley's objective in the New Theory of Vision was "to shew the manner wherein we perceive by sight the distance, magnitude, and situation of objects.
Berkeley explores the relationships between the objects of sight and touch by introducing the notions of minimum visibles and tangibles, the smallest points one actually can perceive by sight and touch, points which must be taken to be indivisible.
Berkeley concludes his discussion of abstraction by noting that not all general words are used to denote objects or kinds of objects.
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