Apr 29 • 15M

'Denaming' as Erasing Our Ugly Past

Irish philosopher George Berkeley 'owned' human beings. Now, Trinity College Dublin is ‘denaming’ the Berkeley Library to distance itself from him, but is it all just an exercise in legacy protection?

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Laura Kennedy
The digital world is full of voices (often loud and disgruntled), but this is a place where you won’t find the obvious perspective, or the one you see everywhere else. By an Irish writer, editor and ex-philosopher.
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The imminently ‘denamed’ Berkeley Library, Trinity College Dublin, 2018

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