|Reality, philosophy: it is controversial, which should be counted to reality, that is to say, the set of objects and states which occur in the world. Theories partially differ strongly regarding the definitions of facts and situations or the consideration of internal states of subjects. Thus, a situation can be described in many ways, whereby very different assumptions about the involved objects and relations come into play. See also ontology, realism, recognition, epistemology, constructivism, fact, situations, internal/external, totality, relations, simulation._____________Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments. |
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Reality/Nagel: The mere recognition of a distinction between appearance and reality provides no way to discover the reality.
I am convinced that it is possible to understand the desire for order as a direct consequence of the idea of an objective reality that is independent of specific observations and observers (realism).
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The attempt to interpret the orderly worldview as a projection of our mind fails due to the need to find a place for ourselves in the world. On the quest for our place in the world we have to apply the same kind of thinking.
But: there is no logical or necessary truth that the world is ordered or even that we can understand this order. NagelVsanthropic principle.
As it turns out, there is amazingly much within our reach. _____________Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution.
Das letzte Wort Stuttgart 1999
Was bedeutet das alles? Stuttgart 1990
Die Grenzen der Objektivität Stuttgart 1991