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Single Idea 2969

[catalogued under 7. Existence / D. Theories of Reality / 1. Realism]

Full Idea

It is one thing to see a building, and another to see it as a building, and yet another to see it as Buckingham Palace. How does the commonsense realist think that this is accomplished?

Gist of Idea

How does a direct realist distinguish a building from Buckingham Palace?

Source

Michael Lockwood (Mind, Brain and the Quantum [1989], p.302)

Book Reference

Lockwood,Michael: 'Mind,Brain and the Quantum:The Compound 'I'' [Blackwell 1991], p.302