EXTERNAL WORLD By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 The world of real and existing things external to and independent of our consciousness. See cartesian self- absolute reality- objective reality. EXTERNAL WORLD: "The external world around us." Related Psychology Terms REALITY TESTING PHENOMENAL SPACE NAIVE REALISM PERCEIVED REALITY EXTERNAL BOUNDARY DERIVED IDEAS PSYCHIC REALITY METAPHYSICS NOETIC MACHIAN POSITIVISM Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "EXTERNAL WORLD," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/external-world/ (accessed February 18, 2019).