1. General Term: Idealism
Idealism Idealism - a general term for the conviction that the most real things are
mental rather than physical. Often contrasted with materialism or physicalism,
which explain mental phenomena as properties of physical systems.
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2. Divine Action Topic: Chiao, Raymond Y. Quantum Nonlocalities: Experime...
of Berkeleys idealism . Chiao presses this point further, claiming
that the nonfactorizability of the entangled states implies the
nonseparability of the quantum world .
Chiao then describes the EPR
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3. God, Humanity and the Cosmos Topic: Greek Philosophy and the Rise of Western...
Plato s idealism , the conviction that
the perfect abstraction is more real and worthier of study than a physical
entity which may crudely imitate the abstraction, and
Aristotle s theory of causation,
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4. God, Humanity and the Cosmos Topic: Does God Collapse the Wave Function?
of Bishop Berkeleys idealism .
This is memorably summarised in a couple of limericks:
There was once a man who
Must think it exceedingly odd
If he finds that this tree
Continues to be
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5. General Term: Physicalist
are usually contrasted with idealism , theism , or some form of
by: Dr. Christopher Southgate
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6. Divine Action Topic: Grib, Andrej A. Quantum Cosmology, the Role of th...
forces us to chose between
idealism (in which quantum objects with non-commuting properties only exist
when observed) and realism (in which quantum objects with non-commuting
properties have a qualified existence independent of observation).
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7. Divine Action Topic: Murphy, Nancey. Supervenience and the Nonreducibi...
absolute idealism , and reductive materialism . Murphy then cites scientific
evidence for nonreducibility: interactions with the environment portray an
entity as part of a larger system and entail both top-down and
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