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  • By: Philip Goff
  • In: Encyclopedia of the Mind
  • Edited by: Harold Pashler
  • Subject:Linguistics (general), Cognitive Psychology (general)

Idealists believe that reality is fundamentally mental in some sense, or that the physical world is somehow dependent on, or constituted by, the operation of minds. Idealism is the polar opposite of materialism, which can be understood to be the view ...