Contemporary philosophical realism is the belief that some aspects of reality are
ontologically independent of our conceptual schemes, perceptions, linguistic ...
Realism, in philosophy, the viewpoint which accords to things which are known
or perceived an existence or nature which is independent of whether anyone is ...
Jul 8, 2002 ... Although it would be possible to accept (or reject) realism across the board, it is
more common for philosophers to be selectively realist or ...
"Realism" can be thought of as a philosophical theory answering the old question
which we called the "Problem of Authority": how can we justify the claim that it ...
Realism is more than just a way of approaching life; it is a formal philosophy and
a 19th-century art movement, where animals and people and landscapes are ...
realism. realism, in philosophy. 1 In medieval philosophy realism represented a
position taken on the problem of universals. There were two schools of realism.
Realism denotes two distinct sets of philosophical theories, one regarding the
nature of universal concepts and the other dealing with knowledge of objects in ...
Political realism is a theory of political philosophy that attempts to explain, model,
and prescribe political relations. It takes as its assumption that power is (or ...
Moral Realism. The moral realist contends that there are moral facts, so moral
realism is a thesis in ontology, the study of what is. The ontological category ...
Medieval philosophers spent much time exploring these issues, and formulated
many versions of Realism.