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Realism, Realistic, or Realists may refer to:
  • Realism (arts), the general attempt to depict things accurately, from either a visual, social or emotional perspective
  • Realism (international relations), the view that world politics are driven by competitive self-interest
  • Realism (theatre), 19th century theatre movement focused on bringing fidelity of real life to texts and performances
  • Literary realism, a literary movement stressing the depiction of contemporary life and society as it exists or existed
  • Philosophical realism, belief that reality exists independently of observers
  • Moral realism or ethical realism, a non-nihilist view of morality that claims ethical sentences express propositions made true by objective features of the world, independent of subjective opinion
  • Scientific realism, the doctrine that certain objects or theories in science are real
  • Depressive realism, a theory that individuals suffering from clinical depression have a more accurate view of reality
  • Ethnographic realism, a writing style that narrates the author's anthropological observations as if they were first-hand
  • Legal realism, a jurisprudence emphasizing the substantive results of the law
  • Tactical realism, a genre of combat simulations in computer gaming
  • Magic realism, a literary genre
  • Realism theory, the belief that cognitive biases are not "errors", but rather methods of dealing with the "real world"
  • Vienna School of Fantastic Realism, art movement

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1. the attribute of accepting the facts of life and favoring practicality and literal truth
(synonym) pragmatism
(hypernym) practicality
2. (philosophy) the philosophical doctrine that physical object continue to exist when not perceived
(synonym) naive realism
(hypernym) philosophical doctrine, philosophical theory
(classification) philosophy
3. the state of being actual or real; "the reality of his situation slowly dawned on him"
(synonym) reality, realness
(hypernym) actuality
(hyponym) fact
(attribute) real, existent
4. an artistic movement in 19th century France; artists and writers strove for detailed realistic and factual description
(synonym) naturalism
(hypernym) artistic movement, art movement
5. (philosophy) the philosophical doctrine that abstract concepts exist independent of their names
(synonym) Platonism
(hypernym) philosophical doctrine, philosophical theory
(classification) philosophy

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