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Idealism A critical survey by A. C Ewing

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Number of Pages454
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Open LibraryOL9247725M
ISBN 100064720284
ISBN 109780064720281

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Idealism is the metaphysical and epistemological doctrine that ideas or thoughts make up fundamental reality. Essentially, it is any philosophy which argues that the only thing actually knowable is consciousness (or the contents of consciousness), whereas we never can be sure that matter or anything in the outside world really , the only real things are mental . The word Idealism is derived from the Greek word 'Idein' which means to see. Prof. Hoernle, in his book 'Idealism, as a Philosophical Doctrine' pointed out the term ''Idealism'' which derived from two distinct sources. On the one hand, it comes from the . Idealist Calkins summarizes idealism in five propositions: 1) It is an irresistible summons to heroic living. 2) The book contains matchless appeals to endurance. 3) It tells us that evil is marked for overthrow in the end. 4) It gives us a new and wonderful picture of Christ. Epistemological and Ontological Idealism Arguments for idealism generally come in to forms. There are epistemological arguments that attempt to show that the world as it is known to us is essentially mind dependent. Kantian arguments are the most famous example of this sort of a approach. So too are some of Berkeley's arguments for idealism.