Philosophy Theories of perception/K Solipsism <----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Naïve[direct] realism

Solipsism = we cannot know anything [for sure] except for the contents of our own mind. You cannot prove conclusively the existence of an external world. You cannot go outside your own mind to prove the existence of other minds.

Formation of ideas/concepts (lilac? Lavender? Purple?) Public language Language acquisition

BIG QUESTION: If you had 20 eyes, would the perception in the mind be different and therefore the truth and/or knowledge be different? Yes? Existent – film. Watch. You can’t prove anything exists or doesn’t exist<- SOLIPSISM The external reality is exactly the appearance of the mind. <- NAÏVE [DIRECT] REALISM Reasons against realism: mirages, stick in water, earth seemed flat, hallucination etc