Indirect Realism


Is indirect realism a convincing theory of perception? (25 marks)

This question is asking you to discuss indirect realism (the theory of perception which says a mind-independent external world exists and that we perceive it indirectly via mind-dependent sense data) and argue either that it is the correct theory of perception or that it is an incorrect theory of perception.

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An A* grade example answer to a 25 mark question on indirect realism. This document also includes a bullet-point essay plan to help students understand how to structure their essays for maximum marks.

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