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Surname 1 Name: Instructor: Course: Date: Philosophy: Facing Reality and Free Will In our encounters with people, we are more likely to meet those who do not accept reality. In whatever way these people deny reality, the breakthrough comes when they are in a position to face the truth. Truth refers to the state of things as they appear rather than how one wishes them to be, it is what exists aside from human awareness. However, according to the philosophers, the truth does not always set one free. If one is willing to suspend the truth or even accept that whatever they believe may only be their variety of truth, or is not the absolute truth, then one may wonder how helpful it is to the state of the mind. However, according to Plato, realism refers to the existence of ideal forms or abstract objects called Platonic realism. Plato says, “The object of knowledge is what exists in its function to know about reality.” Plato further explained his understanding of realism on the topic of the existence of universals in his dialogue. In Platonic realism, universals do not exist in a way that the ordinary physical objects exist, and regardless of this description, this realism says that the universals exist in the wide and abstract sense despite the fact that they are spatial or far away from the bodies of the people. Therefore, people do not come into actual contact with the
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