realism


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the attribute of accepting the facts of life and favoring practicality and literal truth

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the state of being actual or real

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(philosophy) the philosophical doctrine that physical objects continue to exist when not perceived

an artistic movement in 19th century France

(philosophy) the philosophical doctrine that abstract concepts exist independent of their names

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This existential doubting religious position can find a home within modern realism, but the loss of religious certainty is so decisive that, though it gives religious quests and questions a realist form, it loses in the process the supernaturalism of traditional Christianity.
Thus we see that this realism is cynical towards life and has no hope to good end of humans.
We believe Realism can help bring people back to reality by encouraging a balanced use of technology devices.
There is no place, at least in theory, for racial realism.
Realism has been an important movement since its original inception at the turn of the 19th century in France when artists such as Gustav Corbet began depicting images that reflected what they considered to be real life.
With copious examples, Robinson demonstrates how Garcia Marquez and Ovid produce the effect of magical realism in their respective works.
However, Skrodzka classifies magic realism as a "relatively recent tradition" (xi).
1, cost realism analysis is "the process of independently reviewing and evaluating specific elements of each offeror's proposed cost estimate to determine whether the estimated proposed cost elements are realistic for the work to be performed; reflect a clear understanding of contract requirements; and are consistent with the unique methods of performances and materials described in the offeror's technical proposal.
In this experiment, participants primed with realism were twice as likely to be donors, compared to those primed with antirealism or not primed at all.
Overall Realism in Religion: A Pragmatist's Perspective is provocative and original, identifying many insightful connections between disparate voices in philosophy of religion.
Deans and Truants: Race and Realism in African American Literature.
THE MAGIC OF REALISM comes from an artist required to take a course in egg tempura painting in college--a course that lead to Robert Vickrey finding his passion in life, eventually traveling the world and creating 78 covers for Time Magazine.
Seyom Brown's stated reasons for writing Higher Realism are twofold.
But a simple evaluative polarity with realism subordinated to modernism and the avant-garde has not proven historically resilient.
Magical realism tends to be associated most closely with Latin American fiction, but according to translator Estelle Gilson, the term had its origins in 1920s Italy and the work of Massimo Bontempelli (1878-1960), who declared that "the real norm of the art of narration is to describe the dream as if it were reality, and the reality as if it were a dream.