In philosophy, realism is the belief that reality lies outside of the human mind; it is the focus on things that can be observed as well as things that exist independently of what the human mind believes to be true. An e... More »

Some widely recognized basic philosophies of education include essentialism, perennialism, progressivism and reconstructivism. Each of these philosophies center on what should be taught to students. Some less-often discu... More »

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Medieval scholasticism is both a school of philosophy and a method for learning developed between the 12th and 16th centuries A.D. Best understood for its attempts to reconcile classical philosophy, particularly that of ... More »

According to Oxford Dictionaries, fantasy is something that is produced by the imagination, whereas reality is something that is exists independently from the mind. A person's understanding of reality is affected by the ... More »

The law of attraction is the belief that you create your reality by attracting the things you focus on. To use the law of attraction, ask for what you want, believe you can get it and be open to receiving it. More »

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Both romanticism and realism are plot-driven. Setting is also very important in both. Though both forms of literature share these qualities, they employ them in very different ways. More »

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According to Professor Paul Brians of Washington State University, realism in literature was a movement that, in reaction to Romanticism, focused on the real world and familiar kinds of characters as opposed to the fanta... More »