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  • SOLIPSISM (Lat.
  • We cannot avoid solipsism (q.v.) so long as we neglect the element of force or power.
  • For the sake of clearness it seems desirable to keep for the future the term "relativity of knowledge" to the first meaning explained above: for the second meaning it has been superseded in contemporary philosophizing by the terms "subjectivism," "subjective idealism," and, for its extreme form, "solipsism" (q.v.).
  • The natural consequence of this theory is that the individual consciousness alone exists (solipsism): this position is, however, open to the obvious criticism that in some cases individual consciousnesses agree in their content.
  • And one of its weaknesses is its own solipsism, its own narcissism.

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