barrier of ideas

barrier of ideas

n
(Philosophy) philosophy the representations of objects which certain accounts of perception interpose between the objects themselves and our awareness of them, so that, as critics argue, we can never know whether there is in reality anything which resembles our perceptions. See representationalism1
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