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ob·jec·tiv·ism

 (ŏb-jĕk′tə-vĭz′əm)
n.
1. Philosophy One of several doctrines holding that all reality is objective and external to the mind and that knowledge is reliably based on observed objects and events.
2.
a. An emphasis on objects rather than feelings or thoughts in literature or art.
b. Objectivism A school of modernist poetry emphasizing the poem itself as object, rather than focusing on its ostensible content.

ob·jec′tiv·ist n.
ob·jec′tiv·is′tic adj.

objectivism

(əbˈdʒɛktɪˌvɪzəm)
n
1. the tendency to stress what is objective
2. (Philosophy) philosophy
a. the meta-ethical doctrine that there are certain moral truths that are independent of the attitudes of any individuals
b. the philosophical doctrine that reality is objective, and that sense data correspond with it
obˈjectivist n, adj
obˌjectivˈistic adj
obˌjectivˈistically adv

ob•jec•tiv•ism

(əbˈdʒɛk təˌvɪz əm)

n.
1. a tendency to lay stress on the objective or external elements of cognition.
2. the tendency, as of a writer, to deal with things external to the mind rather than with thoughts or feelings.
3. a doctrine or philosophy emphasizing individualism and self-interest.
[1850–55]
ob•jec′tiv•ist, n., adj.

objectivism

1. any of various philosophical theories stressing the external or objective elements of cognition.
2. Ethics. any theory asserting that the moral good is objective and not influenced by human feelings. — objectivist, n., adj.
See also: Philosophy
views and behavior that are not moved by the emotional content of an event, argument, or problem. Also objectivity.
See also: Attitudes
Translations
objectivisme

objectivism

[əbˈdʒektɪvɪzəm] Nobjetivismo m

objectivism

nObjektivismus m
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Perhaps the most popular view on this issue is objectivism, which holds that subjective reasons reduce to objective reasons.
The most integrated, authoritative, and accessible account of Rand's unique system of thought remains Leonard Peikoff's Objectivism: The Philosophy of Ayn Rand (1991), but this Companion effectively showcases the truth and importance of Objectivism through the reasoning and writing of scholars who have closely studied Rand and Peikoff.
It is well known that Objectivism stands in opposition to religion In attempting to associate Objectivism with faith, Ritenour is attempting to throw a lifeline to faith In essence, he is saying, "See, fellow Christians, it is okay to go by faith because the intellectual opponents of religion embrace faith, too" But the attempt to save faith is not only futile, it is cognitively harmful.
The Objectivist Ethics") have occasionally been anthologized and a small handful of scholars publish research about Rand and her philosophy, Objectivism.
Ayn Rand (1905-82), the best-selling novelist and world-famous philosopher, developed a unique philosophical system called Objectivism that has affected many lives over the last half century.
Certainly, Ayn Rand's Objectivism is moving in this direction.
Bageac, Furrer, and Reynaud (2011) compared European management students from France and Romania and found Romanian students had more favorable attitudes toward the Machiavellian items while French students leaned toward social Darwinism and moral objectivism.
There is a parable, I do not remember whose, about art in the time of its enchantment with objectivism.
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Given these basic principles of Objectivism, one might expect that Rand would offer a reasonable and objective view about abortion.
The book is a clear explanation of objectivism that weaves in timely and accurate policy discussions, such as the chapter on health care, that buttress the overall point.
The antheism of Ayn Rand is regarded by many people, especially political conservatives, as the most pernicious aspect of Objectivism.