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How far can the concept of realism be extended?

I think that the concept of realism has to change in the context of panpsychism. If the fundamental stuff of the universe is matter-consciousness, then reality is by definition dependent on ...
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Does Quantum Entanglement Disprove the Principle of Locality?

It doesn't violate locality as entanglement happens because the eyes of YHVH sees it. This is the source of entanglement. The notions of particles changing at a distance is a misguided notion in ...
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Is the discussion of truth and perception circular in reasoning?

I think you are playing with words. It is obvious that what we see or hear is happening in the mind, but we generally accept this as the reflection of something. This reflection is called perception ...
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Is the discussion of truth and perception circular in reasoning?

So, many people come to this site and use the word 'reality' without much reflection on what it means. In fact, the term is polysemous and many of the paradoxes and contradictions generated around '...
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Does Quantum Entanglement Disprove the Principle of Locality?

The top answer here simply defines locality to mean not allowing super luminal signaling. But that is not the traditional definition of locality. The fact that there is a joint wave function that ...
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Same vs identical vs equal objects

Your question is about the use of English, rather than philosophy. Each of the words you have asked about has a range of meanings and they overlap in part. Identical has the narrowest range of ...
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Is Bhaskar's argument, that epistemology and ontology are separate, correct?

The point is that we necessarily experience, understand and know the world from a human perspective. There is a difference in principle between how things are and how we suppose they are, since our ...
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Is Bhaskar's argument, that epistemology and ontology are separate, correct?

They can be composed into a greater concept, regardless of how far from each other they are (and they're not as far as polar opposites!). That is, we can ask about what we know, what knowledge is, ...
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Is Bhaskar's argument, that epistemology and ontology are separate, correct?

I will answer with an example. There exist some interpretations of quantum mechanics. One of them is the many-worlds interpretation : It is a philosophical position about how the mathematics used in ...
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What was Merleau-Ponty a realist about?

I interpret "realist about X" as meaning "thought of X as real". But then, your OP speaks of "mind-independence" as a criteria for what is "real". Merleau-Ponty ...
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Does Bell’s theorem assume realism? If so, what kind of realism, philosophically?

It's late, so I am tired and apt to make mistakes, but I think that even if the measurement devices are affecting the results of experiments (and by the way, they do), the difficulty with trying to ...
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