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Idealism

M: A world of the mind
E: Seeing with the mind's eye - consistency of ideas
A: Reflection of the ideal
i. Ethics: The imitation of the absolute-self
ii. Aesthetics: Reflection

2

Realism

M: A world of things
E: Spectator Theory - sensation and correspondence
A:
i. Ethics: The law of nature
ii. Aesthetics: Reflection of Nature

3

Neo-Thomism

M: A world of reason & Being/God
E: Intuition, logical reasoning, & revelation
A:
i. Ethics: The rational act - What makes sense?
ii. Aesthetics: Creative intuitio

4

Pragmatism

M: A world of thoughts in action
E: Mind, things, influences-grounds for theoretical thinking
A:
i. Ethics: The human experience
ii. Aesthetics: Coherence and creativity

5

Experimentalism

M: A world of experience
E: Testing to see what works
A:
i. Ethics: The public test
ii. Aesthetics: The public taste

6

Existentialism

M: A world of existing
E: Subjective choice, personal appropriation
A:
i. Ethics: The anguish of freedom
ii. Aesthetics: Revolt from the public norm