- Are you confused by academic jargon? - Do you know your `discourse' from your `dialectic'? - Can you tell the difference between `anomie' and `alienation'? The Social Science Jargon Buster tackles the most confusing concepts in the social sciences, brea


Core definition

Philosophical positionings in which the external world can only be experienced through the mind. What is ‘real’ is either constructed by the mind or is only given meaning through the mind.

Longer explanation

Have you seen The Matrix? In it, the notion of reality is turned on its head. The lives that people live, ...

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