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Definition of Realism

Realism n. means: As opposed to idealism, the doctrine that in sense perception there is an immediate cognition of the external object, and our knowledge of it is not mediate and representative.

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Realism n. means: As opposed to idealism, the doctrine that in sense perception there is an immediate cognition of the external object, and our knowledge of it is not mediate and representative.

Meaning of Realism

Realism (n.) means: As opposed to idealism, the doctrine that in sense perception there is an immediate cognition of the external object, and our knowledge of it is not mediate and representative.

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Realist (n.): An artist or writer who aims at realism in his work. See Realism, 2.

Realism (n.): As opposed to nominalism, the doctrine that genera and species are real things or entities, existing independently of our conceptions. According to realism the Universal exists ante rem (Plato), or in re (Aristotle).

Realism (n.): As opposed to idealism, the doctrine that in sense perception there is an immediate cognition of the external object, and our knowledge of it is not mediate and representative.

Conceptualism (n.): A theory, intermediate between realism and nominalism, that the mind has the power of forming for itself general conceptions of individual or single objects.

Realism (n.): Fidelity to nature or to real life; representation without idealization, and making no appeal to the imagination; adherence to the actual fact.

Realistic (a.): Of or pertaining to the realists; in the manner of the realists; characterized by realism rather than by imagination.

Realist (n.): One who believes in realism; esp., one who maintains that generals, or the terms used to denote the genera and species of things, represent real existences, and are not mere names, as maintained by the nominalists.

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Meaning of Realist

Realist means: An artist or writer who aims at realism in his work. See Realism, 2.

Meaning of Realism

Realism means: As opposed to nominalism, the doctrine that genera and species are real things or entities, existing independently of our conceptions. According to realism the Universal exists ante rem (Plato), or in re (Aristotle).

Meaning of Realism

Realism means: As opposed to idealism, the doctrine that in sense perception there is an immediate cognition of the external object, and our knowledge of it is not mediate and representative.

Meaning of Conceptualism

Conceptualism means: A theory, intermediate between realism and nominalism, that the mind has the power of forming for itself general conceptions of individual or single objects.

Meaning of Realism

Realism means: Fidelity to nature or to real life; representation without idealization, and making no appeal to the imagination; adherence to the actual fact.

Meaning of Realistic

Realistic means: Of or pertaining to the realists; in the manner of the realists; characterized by realism rather than by imagination.

Meaning of Realist

Realist means: One who believes in realism; esp., one who maintains that generals, or the terms used to denote the genera and species of things, represent real existences, and are not mere names, as maintained by the nominalists.

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