Descartes And John Locke's Truth: The Correspondence View Of Reality And Truth

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Deeply rooted in philosophy, the correspondence view of reality and truth is the typical way of thinking in society. Reality in this model may look like the following thought process: Reality is the correspondence between what is in the outside world and what is in the viewer’s head. Reality is independent of the subject, but the experience of reality is dependent on the subject. It is independent because objects in reality exist as they are without the experience of observers. This ontology emphasizes a subject-object divide. For example, if a boy thought he saw a bracelet on the ground, but it was really a snake, the snake would be seen as in “reality,” and as more real than the bracelet. The boy’s perception would be seen as outside reality (i.e. in the boy’s mind) and not as real as the snake. We know this is the way reality is defined in the model, because philosophers such as René Descartes and John Locke endorsed this model, as well as several current cognitive scientists. Descartes believed in both a physical and spiritual reality. Both of his realities exist outside the observer.
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This model approaches reality as the interplay and relations between subject and object. Reality is not put into a bigger context. Reality does not have a boundary. Reality is infinite because it is continuously relational. All things, physical and unphysical, is made up of all things. This means the trees in the rain forest are part of what makes up the student who took Philosophy 101 as an undergraduate. The desk the student sat at is about the student as well. Reality cannot be independent, because all things in reality are dependent and reality is all things. We know reality is like this because this idea can even be seen on the microscopic level as well. A cell’s mass is dependent on its context, thus it is dependent on

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