naive realism

noun Philosophy.
the theory that the world is perceived exactly as it is.
Also called commonsense realism, natural realism.


Origin:
1880–85

naive realist, noun
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naive realism
 
n
philosophy Compare representationalism the doctrine that in perception of physical objects what is before the mind is the object itself and not a representation of it

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In fact, they reject the naive realism at the heart of science as it is practiced.
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