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The appeal to a final good is Plato's procedure for asking a question a rational man is right to ask, and for answering it; when the procedure is rightly understood, it is clearer that he does not seek to show that morality promotes a solipsist end, but that it is worthwhile in itself for someone who correctly decides the kind of life he has best reason to choose [.
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However, the tomb-maker's solipsist complaints are not developed any further and do not contribute anything to the plot of the novel.
This is the standpoint of] universal scepticism [which] must be carefully distinguished from that maintained by the solipsist or subjective idealist, who maintains that nothing exists except my own consciousness .
But that portrays the man of faith as a skeptic or even a solipsist, believing that the ego, the self, is the source of all truth.
Knoll, reviewing The Collected Poems of Weldon Kees in his Spring 1961 essay for Prairie Schooner, "Weldon Kees; Solipsist as Poet," offers this: "Kees' occasional critics and reviewers have suggested that he has affinities with Auden and Eliot in tone and manner.
Russell Kirk says that Prufrock dwells in "the Hell of the solipsist, unable to credit the reality of those who appear about him" (48).
Saunders spends most of the thirty-seven pages of this opening chapter justifying his decision to write a book about a poet whom most recent "professional readers" regard as "a morbid and misogynistic solipsist, a political opportunist, and a theological conservative" (26).
44) And in the same vein, Freeman is of the opinion that, in searching for adequate categories, Gluckman may be regarded as a cultural solipsist.
Language use grants its user the power to call objects into existence within a solipsist framework.
Like the transcendental solipsist of the Tractatus, we our trapped within the only form of intuition we have.
The female Quixote is perhaps the perfect solipsist as Gordon describes her; she believes unshakably in the reality of her own perceptions, however fantastic or ill at ease with the dominant worldview those perceptions may be.