Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy(Lisa Downing)(1) We perceive ordinary objects (houses, mountains, etc.). (2) We perceive only ideas.Therefore,(3) Ordinary objects are ideas.
Idealism•Matter doesn’t exist, but the “external world” still does. All reality is mental, consisting only of minds and their ideas. •Ideas are passive, whereas minds are active. Every idea needs a mind to be “in”. They don’t exist independently, any more than pains can.
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