COMMON-SENSE, PHILOSOPHY OF


COMMON-SENSE, PHILOSOPHY OF
   the philosophy which rests on the principle that the perceptions of the senses reflect things as they actually are irrespectively of them.

The Nuttall Encyclopaedia. . 1907.

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  • Common Sense, Philosophy of — • The term common sense designates (1) a special faculty, the sensus communis of the Aristotelean and Scholastic philosophy; (2) the sum of original principles found in all normal minds; (3) the ability to judge and reason in accordance with… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • common sense, philosophy of —       18th and early 19th century Scottish school of Thomas Reid (Reid, Thomas), Adam Ferguson, Dugald Stewart, and others, who held that in the actual perception of the average, unsophisticated man, sensations (sensation) are not mere ideas or… …   Universalium

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  • Common Sense Realism — or Scottish Common Sense Realism is a school of philosophy that originated in the ideas of Scottish philosophers Thomas Reid, Adam Ferguson and Dugald Stewart during the 18th century Scottish Enlightenment. Contents 1 Teachings 2 Influence 2.1 …   Wikipedia

  • common sense — In early modern writing (e.g. Descartes ) the faculty responsible for coordinating the deliveries of the different senses. In this meaning the objects of common sense are the ‘common sensibles’, i.e. qualities such as extension and motion that… …   Philosophy dictionary

  • common sense —    Among the most influential philosophical approaches in 19th and 20th century Protestant theology has been the common sense realism of Scottish philosopher Thomas Reid (1710 96). Reid, who taught at both King s College in Aberdeen and the… …   Encyclopedia of Protestantism

  • philosophy of common sense — The school of philosophy that takes the universally admitted impressions of mankind as corresponding to the facts of things without any further scrutiny • • • Main Entry: ↑common …   Useful english dictionary

  • Common sense — This article is about the concept of the phrase. For the American revolutionary war pamphlet by Thomas Paine, see Common Sense (pamphlet). For other uses, see Common sense (disambiguation). Common sense is defined by Merriam Webster as, sound and …   Wikipedia

  • Common Sense (pamphlet) — This article is about the American revolutionary war pamphlet by Thomas Paine. For other uses, see Common sense (disambiguation). Common Sense   …   Wikipedia


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