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Unformatted text preview: Nelson Robert Nelson Professor Embree PHY2010 3/3/11 Pluralism There are multiple views on reality, including views on how many forms of existence there are. Monism, being the view of only one reality, dualism, the view on two kinds of reality, tryism, which I am not sure how to spell, is the view of three realities, nihilism, being the view of no reality, and pluralism having many realities. Pluralism has a broader explanation of reality than any other view, just because theres no specification of how many forms of existence there is. A more precise explanation of pluralism is that reality is too complex to group into just a few categories, so there are many essential forms of existence that could be able to describe all of reality. The pluralist can bring in the views of other more precise views such as there being physical existence and abstract things that exist, which are not felt by our senses. Pluralism is defined as a view that, despite scientific attempts to reduce all components of reality to ever more basic...
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