ideal realism

noun

Definition of ideal realism

: any of various philosophical theories combining idealistic and realistic elements specifically : a theory combining idealistic epistemology with realistic metaphysics

called also real idealism

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First Known Use of ideal realism

1817, in the meaning defined above

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“Ideal realism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ideal%20realism. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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