In philosophy, the theory that states that the external world is fundamentally immaterial and a dimension of the mind. Objects in the world exist but, according to this theory, they lack substance
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- the doctrine that ideas are the only reality 2. [n] - impracticality by virtue of thinking of things in their ideal form rather than as they really are
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In philosophy, the theory that states that the external world is fundamentally immaterial and a dimension of the mind. Objects in the world exist but, according to this theory, they lack substance. ...
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often opposed to realism, this term describes the view that the world exists only in people's minds.
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[ Confer French idéalisme
The quality or state of being ideal. 2.
Conception of the ideal; imagery. 3. (Philos.)
The system or theory that denies the existence of material bodies, and teaches that we have no rational grounds to believe in
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The practice or habit of giving or attributing ideal form or character to things; treatment of things in art or literature according to ideal standards or patterns; -- opposed to realism
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(philosophy) the philosophical theory that ideas are the only reality
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• (n.) Conception of the ideal; imagery. • (n.) The quality or state of being ideal. • (n.) The system or theory that denies the existence of material bodies, and teaches that we have no rational grounds to believe in the reality of anything but ideas and their relations. • (n.) The practice or habit of giving or attributing ide
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in philosophy, any view that stresses the central role of the ideal or the spiritual in the interpretation of experience. It may hold that the world ... [39 related articles]
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A name adopted by several schools of philosophy, all of which in some way assert the primacy of ideas, either as the sole authentic stuff of reality or as the only medium through which we can have knowledge or experience of the world. Idealisms are commonly contrasted both with the various types of ...
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idealism, the attitude that places special value on ideas and ideals as products of the mind, in comparison with the world as perceived through the senses. In art idealism is the tendency to represent things as aesthetic sensibility would have them rather than as they are. In ethics it implies a vie...
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Any system or doctrine whose fundamental interpretative principle is ideal. Broadly, any theoretical or practical view emphasizing mind (soul, spirit, life) or what is characteristically of pre-eminent value or significance to it. Negatively, the alternative to Materialism. (Popular confusion arises from the fact that Idealism is related to either.
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Idealism is the system or theory of philosophy that denies the existence of material bodies, and teaches that we have no rational grounds to believe in the reality of anything but ideas and their relations. Idealism is in contradistinction to realism, In relatively modern times idealism has been maintained by Descartes, Berkeley, Kant, Fichte, Sche
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Idealism is the debut studio album by German electronic music duo Digitalism, released on 9 May 2007 by Virgin Records. In the United States, it was released on 19 June 2007 by Astralwerks. Five of the album`s fifteen tracks—`Idealistic`, `Zdarlight`, `Digitalism in Cairo`, `Jupiter Room` and `Pogo`—were previously released as E
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Idealism (also called the spiritual approach, the allegorical approach, the nonliteral approach, and many other names) in Christian eschatology is an interpretation of the Book of Revelation that sees all of the imagery of the book as symbols. Jacob Taubes writes that idealist eschatology came about as Renaissance th
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In philosophy, idealism is the group of philosophies which assert that reality, or reality as we can know it, is fundamentally mental, mentally constructed, or otherwise immaterial. Epistemologically, idealism manifests as a skepticism about the possibility of knowing any mind-independent thing. In a sociological sense, idealism emphasizes how hum
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doctrine that reality is ultimately mental
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