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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 Berkeley’s 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 experiment
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3. 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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4. Divine Action Topic: Murphy, Nancey. “Supervenience and the Nonreducibi...
Cartesian dualism, 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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5. General Term: Physicalist
are usually contrasted with idealism , theism , or some form of dualism . Related Topics: Philosophy Contributed by: Dr. Christopher Southgate Search for Physicalist
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6. God, Humanity and the Cosmos Topic: Does God Collapse the Wave Function?
of Bishop Berkeley’s idealism . This is memorably summarised in a couple of limericks: There was once a man who said ‘God Must think it exceedingly odd If he finds that this tree Continues to be When
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7. 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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