Definition of Realisms

1. realism [n] - See also: realism



Lexicographical Neighbors of Realisms

realigns
realine
realis
realis mood
realisability
realisable
realisation
realisations
realise
realised
realiser
realisers
realises
realising
realism
realisms (current term)
realist
realistic
realistically
realisticity
realisticness
realists
realities
reality
reality-based
reality TV
reality adaptation
reality awareness
reality challenged
reality check

Literary usage of Realisms

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Critical Realism: A Study of the Nature and Conditions of Knowledge by Roy Wood Sellars (1916)
"Those realisms which are most strongly influenced by the epistemological theories of idealism, while refusing to accept the compromise offered by absolute ..."

2. Present Philosophical Tendencies: A Critical Survey of Naturalism, Idealism by Ralph Barton Perry (1912)
"Knowledge vt • i * *• f The first of these " half-realisms" is the doctrine promulgated by objective and absolute idealism, to the effect that reality is ..."

3. Humanism; Philosophical Essays by Ferdinand Canning Scott Schiller (1912)
"To attribute solipsistic leanings to New realisms seems at first a paradox ... Thus Solipsism finds it easy to enter into New realisms and to possess them ..."

4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"There have indeed been other realisms in Germany. ... While these realisms come dangerously near to materialism, that of the Roman Catholic A. Günther ..."

5. Idealism and the Modern Age by George Plimpton Adams (1919)
"If we neglect our first thesis, we will do as the more reflective and profound realisms have done, define reality not in terms of experience, ..."

6. Idealism and the Modern Age by George Plimpton Adams (1919)
"If we neglect our first thesis, we will do as the more reflective and profound realisms have done, define reality not in terms of experience, ..."

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