naive realism


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

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Today, Kiddo is well known for his naive realism oil-paintings.
This summary of critical realism can be contrasted with naive realism, which separates and discards values and interests from knowledge and assumes that methodological rigour in and of itself ensures bona fide knowledge (scientism).
By ignoring these questions a form of naive realism, emerges, expressed in the name of the biopsychosocial model (Bentall et al.
Spirit qua spirit has the dependency of the "I" but does not fall into this naive realism because it never steps outside of the "I.
We should not go to the extreme alternative of naive realism and accept extreme versions of constructivism and relativism.
Empiricism is thus a deeply antirealist position, although related to naive realism.
Naive realism in everyday life: Implications for social conflict and misunderstanding.
As naive realism gives way to negation, Ch'ing-yuan Wei-hsin realizes that the "thingness" of things is empty.
In his philosophical writings he avoided both the naive realism of the mechanists and the positivism of Mach and Comte.
This paper describes the transparency phenomenon, and it uses this description to argue for naive realism and against representationalism and the qualia theory.
avoids the binary alternatives of naive realism and postmodern skepticism; but since no one holds to the former, while most academics subscribe to the latter, his fire must be directed against them before he can present his own positive proposals.
These very influential views are incorrect according to Cassirer, because they are the logical result of "that naive realism which regards the reality of objects as something directly and unequivocally given, literally something tangible.
Alston and others have argued that a successful defense of a contemporary version of naive realism would secure further epistemological advantages.
After all, it was the Roman party's classicist mentality and naive realism that led it on the one hand to ignore the implications of Christianity's historical embeddedness and on the other to bind Catholicism to philosophy.
Taking its inspiration from Kant, the ascendancy of Transcendental Thomism seemed to be the logical response to the inadequacies of neo-Thomism, mired as it was in naive realism and furthermore incapable of rising to the Infinite Being on the basis of a scrutiny of finite sensible composites.