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Unformatted text preview: our perception is decided by the nature of our senses, so the way we see the world may not be the way it is. Therefore, we should reject common-sense realism. Scientific realism indicates that the reality exists independently, and it is different from the way we perceive it. The final one is phenomenalism. It claims that we can only know the world from human perspective and can know nothing about the ultimate reality. Through the analysis of the three theories of reality, we can conclude that the world through our perception is different from the world of reality. In conclusion, the extent of the knowledge of reality our senses give us is what we know now, what our senses cant give us about the reality is infinite....
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This note was uploaded on 12/31/2011 for the course PHIL 130 taught by Professor Waynejones during the Spring '11 term at Ave Maria.
- Spring '11