objectivism

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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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This tangible substantialism of dharma results precisely from the Veda, an "authority exterior to man," even as it is then transmuted into an internally possessed substance.
The reason is almost the mirror image of Taylor's reason: just as there cannot be pure proceduralism without threatening the idea that liberalism has some inherent integrity, so too there cannot be pure substantialism without threatening the value most integral to liberalism, namely liberty.
Despite its strong critique of philosophical substantialism, the personalist school remained stuck in the problems of substantialist metaphysics.
As Shigenori Nagatomo has persuasively demonstrated, "The Sutra introduces a third perspective in order to avoid the positions entailed by either substantialism or nihilism.