naive realism


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naive realism

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(Philosophy) philosophy the doctrine that in perception of physical objects what is before the mind is the object itself and not a representation of it. Compare representationalism1

naive realism

the theory that the world is perceived exactly as it is. Also called natural realism, commonsense realism. Cf. idealism, realism.
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Noun1.naive realism - (philosophy) the philosophical doctrine that physical objects continue to exist when not perceived
philosophy - the rational investigation of questions about existence and knowledge and ethics
philosophical doctrine, philosophical theory - a doctrine accepted by adherents to a philosophy
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1) It offers a sophisticated view of the social construction of reality that steers between the naive realism found in many varieties of environmental thought and an overly linguistically oriented social constructivism found in others.
Kiddo, who was born in the southern village of Bethanien, is known for his naive realism oil-paintings.
Despite the fact that disjunctivists traditionally defend naive realism to better account for the phenomenology of perception, they have to face numerous phenomenological objections.
One way of contrasting these styles of social understanding with one another and with the versions of naive realism to be found in psychiatry and psychology is to examine their characteristics as bodies of knowledge (in relation to ontology, epistemology, methodology and even political or ethical values).
What Galileo does not intend is a reference to a naive realism where things simply are the way they appear to us.
Being qua Being asserts the other as real: this is so-called naive realism.
The resulting problem has then always been to explain how we are justified in taking for granted, as we instinctively do in the naive realism of common sense, that these inner mental states or entities represent reliably a correlative real world outside our consciousness.
Baselitz has asserted that he is attempting to reconcile German naive realism, rooted in raw sociohistorical experience, and American Abstract Expressionism, understood as tending toward purity (whatever its evocative power).
Several forms of philosophical realism exist, including scholastic realism, transcendental realism, scientific realism, critical realism, and naive realism.
This study based on theories like procedural justice theory, attribution theory, naive realism cognitive theory, and previous studies on mediation strategies to form hypotheses for future research.
In the beginning, his perception of the world is a naive realism in which "mountains are mountains, waters are waters.
Charles Johnson's volume of short stories The Sorcerer's Apprentice opposes the artist's imaginative world to a naive realism that reduces all objects to their sheer materialistic value.