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objectivism (b·jekˑ·ti·vizˑ·m),

n principle of modern biomedicine according to which the one observing is separate from what is being observed.
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Most objectivists commit to a fairly narrow version of this view wherein we analyze all subjective reasons to [phi] directly--that is, in terms of objective reasons to [phi].
Lampert, who some say has applied Rand's Objectivist principles to the management of Sears and Kmart, has driven those venerable retailers close to bankruptcy.
Subjectivists claim that objectivist theories of well-being are elitist, that they give short shrift to the individual's own point of view on her life, or that they ignore individual differences.
Unfortunately, many objectivists regard non-objectivists as being confused and having cluttered minds rather than having cogent objections to the philosophy.
Eyal Mozes, a research scientist and independent scholar, offers a distinctively Objectivist critique of Sam Harris's defense of determinism in Harris's 2012 book, Free Will.
Objectivists don't believe in compromise, because their ideology is seen as the only morally correct view of the world.
Randians may claim that Objectivists would rationally band together against oppression as they did in Atlas Shrugged, but the thought of such egocentric people--all chiefs and no Indians--ever cooperating truly strains belief.
An expert on the Objectivist poets, Michael Heller is himself an exemplar of the tradition.
See particularly her Virtue of Selfishness or Introduction to Objectivist Epistemology on this topic.
That baseball becomes the foundation of utopia is a contradiction of the dismissal by Pound and the Objectivists, revealing a new insistence on a democratized approach to popular culture: Major League Baseball offers for Spicer an Edward Lear-like liberation from rational discourse.
In 1992 Aglialoro gave Leonard Peikoff-Rand's heir and a disciple of her Objectivist philosophy--more than $1 million for the rights to make a movie of Rand's enormous novel, in which the world's most brilliant and accomplished men and women go on strike against a system choking itself to death on statism and altruism.
Objectivists, true lovers of Rand's thought, love the plot and don't not get tired of thinking about it.