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As intimated, Rockmore views idealism and realism as compatible theories.
Philosophers sympathetic to idealism, on the other hand, may not accept Rockmore's classifications or his contention that idealism is indefinable.
Such worries prompt a concern about Rockmore's unwillingness to give idealism any definition.
But 'empirical realism' is a specious concept, a misnomer, an idealism masquerading as realism whose only similarity to any other realism is its belief in an external world.