Natural realism

  • 1 natural realism. — natural realist. See naive realism. * * * …

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  • 2 natural realism. — natural realist. See naive realism …

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  • 3 natural realism — noun : a doctrine (as elaborated by the philosophers of the Scottish school) that perception gives direct and indubitable evidence of the independent existence of both mind and matter called also commonsense realism …

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  • 4 realism — Synonyms and related words: Marxism, absolute realism, animalism, artlessness, atomism, authenticity, behaviorism, bona fideness, commonsense realism, dialectical materialism, down to earthness, earthiness, earthliness, empiricism,… …

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  • 5 natural dualism — noun : natural realism …

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  • 6 Realism (dramatic arts) — Realism was a general movement in the late nineteenth century that steered theatrical texts and performances toward greater fidelity to real life. The realist movement began with Henrik Ibsenfact|date=August 2008 and was largely developed by… …

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  • 7 Natural Design — is also an approach to psychology and biology that holds that concepts such as motivation , emotion , inner feeling , development , adaptation refer not to down reductive explanations of things but to up reductive descriptions of patterns of… …

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  • 8 Natural design — is an approach to psychology and biology that holds that concepts such as motivation , emotion , inner feeling , development , adaptation refer not to down reductive explanations of things but to up reductive descriptions of patterns of which… …

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  • 9 realism — /ree euh liz euhm/, n. 1. interest in or concern for the actual or real, as distinguished from the abstract, speculative, etc. 2. the tendency to view or represent things as they really are. 3. Fine Arts. a. treatment of forms, colors, space, etc …

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  • 10 Natural law — For other uses, see Natural law (disambiguation). Natural law, or the law of nature (Latin: lex naturalis), is any system of law which is purportedly determined by nature, and thus universal.[1] Classically, natural law refers to the use of… …

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  • 11 Natural Ontological Attitude — Arthur Fine published The Natural Ontological Attitude [1] in 1984 and a sequel, And Not Antirealism Either [2] in the same year. His subject is the nature and validity of scientific knowledge and his goal is to get the reader to abandon either… …

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  • 12 Natural deduction — In logic and proof theory, natural deduction is a kind of proof calculus in which logical reasoning is expressed by inference rules closely related to the natural way of reasoning. This contrasts with the axiomatic systems which instead use… …

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  • 13 Realism —    This term describes a production approach in which the theatre attempts to represent everyday life and characters as they are or appear to be. Fidelity to observable life is a goal to be achieved through a natural acting style, colloquial… …

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  • 14 realism — In everyday use realism is commonly attributed to caution, or moderation in one s aspirations the converse of utopianism . The word is also used to describe a variety of approaches in literature and the visual arts in which accurate depiction of… …

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  • 15 REALISM AND NATURALISM —    When a current literary movement begins to be treated ironically, it usually means that a new set of literary ideas are in the ascendancy. The successor to national romanticism was realism, which also came from outside Scandinavia,… …

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  • 16 Natural philosophy — For the current in the 19th century German idealism, see Naturphilosophie. A celestial map from the 17th century, by the Dutch cartographer Frederik De Wit. Natural philosophy or the philosophy of nature (from Latin philosophia naturalis), is a… …

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  • 17 realism — /ˈriəlɪzəm / (say reeuhlizuhm) noun 1. interest in or concern for the actual or real, as distinguished from the abstract, speculative, etc. 2. the taking of a practical rather than a moral view in human problems, etc. 3. the tendency to view or… …

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  • 18 Philosophical realism — Contemporary philosophical realism is the belief that our reality, or some aspect of it, is ontologically independent of our conceptual schemes, linguistic practices, beliefs, etc. Realism may be spoken of with respect to other minds, the past,… …

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  • 19 naive realism — noun (philosophy) the philosophical doctrine that physical objects continue to exist when not perceived • Syn: ↑realism • Topics: ↑philosophy • Hypernyms: ↑philosophical doctrine, ↑philosophical theory …

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  • 20 naive realism — naive realist. Philos. the theory that the world is perceived exactly as it is. Also called commonsense realism, natural realism. [1880 85] * * * …

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