His realism enables him to maintain the reality of Time, and so of the process of the world's redemption.
Hamilton (Discussions, p. 197) allows greater sagacity to Collier than to Berkeley, on the ground that he did not vainly attempt to enlist men's natural belief against the hypothetical realism of the philosophers.
Finally the theory defined is opposed to all forms of realism, whether in the older form which sought to reduce mind to a function of matter, or in any of the newer forms which seek for the ultimate essence of both mind and matter in some unknown force or energy which, while in itself it is neither, yet contains the potentiality of both.
In this list are included of course all shades of opinion, from extreme Nominalism to extreme Realism.
Latin poetry is more rich in the expression of personal feeling than of dramatic realism.