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11. Knowledge Aims / C. Knowing Reality / 1. Perceptual Realism / a. Na´ve realism

[reality is just as it appears to be]

5 ideas
Since our ideas vary when the real things are said to be unchanged, they cannot be true copies [Berkeley]
Na´ve realism leads to physics, but physics then shows that na´ve realism is false [Russell]
Na´ve direct realists hold that objects retain all of their properties when unperceived [Dancy,J]
When a red object is viewed, the air in between does not become red [Robinson,H]
If reality is just what we perceive, we would have no need for a sixth sense [PG]