The illusion argument

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In the philosophy of perception, the argument of illusion is an argument in favor of the thesis that we never perceive anything but sense data. It presents itself as a critique of direct realism and relies on the most common … Read More

Common-sense realism (Naïve realism)

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The expression naïve realism indicates a set of philosophical conceptions of perception (and by extension a set of realistic metaphysical conceptions), sometimes also called common-sense realism, direct realism , or natural realism , which strongly re-evaluate (in different ways ) the concept of common sense.  (Naïve realism argues we perceive … Read More

Causality and causal realism

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In philosophy, science, and everyday language, causality refers to the relationship of cause and effect. cause, the correlate of the effect, is “what makes a thing do or act as it does”; this produces the effect; causality is the “current … Read More

Idealism

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Idealism is any philosophical theory which considers that the ultimate nature of reality rests on the mind, on abstract forms, or on mental representations. From the point of view of the philosophy of knowledge, idealism (reality is abstract and concrete, … Read More

Memory

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(The forms and functions of memory in science. ) In psychology, memory is the faculty of the mind to record, preserve, and recall past experiences. His research is carried out by different disciplines: cognitive psychology, neuropsychology, and psychoanalysis. Cognitive psychology … Read More

Reality

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The reality is the set of phenomena considered to actually exist. This concept designates what is physical, concrete, as opposed to what is imagined, dreamed or fictional. Although its use is initially philosophical, particularly in its ontological branch, it has … Read More