Idealists

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  • idealists — i de·al·ist || aɪ dɪəlɪst n. one who forms ideals, one who lives according to some standard of perfection, one who pursues high and noble goals …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Cosmothetic idealists — Cosmothetic Cos mo*thet ic (k?z m? th?t ?k), a. [Gr. ko smos universe + ??? to place or arrange.] (Metaph.) Assuming or positing the actual existence or reality of the physical or external world. [1913 Webster] {Cosmothetic idealists} (Metaph.),… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • absolute idealists — absolute idealism …   Philosophy dictionary

  • idealism — /uy dee euh liz euhm/, n. 1. the cherishing or pursuit of high or noble principles, purposes, goals, etc. 2. the practice of idealizing. 3. something idealized; an ideal representation. 4. Fine Arts. treatment of subject matter in a work of art… …   Universalium

  • Idealist temperament — The Idealist temperament is one of four temperaments defined by David Keirsey. Correlating with the NF (intuitive–feeling) Myers Briggs types, the Idealist temperament comprises the following role variants (listed with their corresponding Myers… …   Wikipedia

  • Keirsey Temperament Sorter — The Keirsey Temperament Sorter (KTS) is a self assessed personality questionnaire designed to help people better understand themselves, first introduced in the book Please Understand Me . KTS is closely associated with the Myers Briggs Type… …   Wikipedia

  • Coherence (The philosophy of) — Green, Bosanquet and the philosophy of coherence Gerald F.Gaus INTRODUCTION Along with F.H.Bradley (Bradley, F.H.), T.H.Green and Bernard Bosanquet were the chief figures in what is commonly called British idealism. Bradley is widely regarded as… …   History of philosophy

  • Idealism — The 20th century British scientist Sir James Jeans wrote that the Universe begins to look more like a great thought than like a great machine This article is about the philosophical notion of idealism. For other uses, see Idealism… …   Wikipedia

  • Consensus reality — is an approach to answering the philosophical question What is real? It gives a practical answer: reality is either what exists, or what we can agree seems to exist. The process has been (perhaps loosely and a bit imprecisely) characterised as… …   Wikipedia

  • German idealism — was a philosophical movement in Germany in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. It developed out of the work of Immanuel Kant in the 1780s and 1790s, and was closely linked both with romanticism and the revolutionary politics of… …   Wikipedia

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