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disinterested

adjective Unbiased, objective
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For an overview of Hazlitt's disinterestedness and Keats' negative capability in this historical context see W.
Charity includes within itself disinterestedness, tranquillity and humility.
The outcome of Shapin's detailed scholarly work in this regard is a picture of Boyle as a particular kind of aristocratic, Christian, scholarly gentleman, whose quest for useful knowledge could be seen as embodying Christian and civic virtue, whose modesty and humility could be contrasted with the pedantry and dogmatism of the scholastics, and whose wealth and lay status lent a disinterestedness to his natural philosophy and theological writings respectively.
I seem to be staking out a position that asserts that reasoned, clear thinking and principled ideas require the luxury of disinterestedness and disengagement.
The morality of community celebrates care rather than disinterestedness as its point of departure, arguing that our sense of justice grows out of care.
2) The casualties of the view that ideology is omnipresent are ideas of disinterestedness, objectivity, and universality, for they now turn out to be mystifications that conceal motives of domination.
In The Experience of Reading he announces that he is |fed up' with the affected disinterestedness of much academic criticism.
Alongside the old ideal of civic virtue and political disinterestedness arose a competing ideology that applauded the efforts of self-interested entrepreneurs and attributed worthwhile republican and moral purposes to their activities.
Nevertheless, Donohue proceeds in numbing detail to set out the ACLU's deviation from the norm of absolute disinterestedness.
According to the Court, the plaintiff failed to make proper demand and provided no substantial reason to question the disinterestedness or independence of a majority of the company's board of directors.
We would like to see strengthened their readiness to live in good understanding with all, to promote social development in the name of the charity of Christ whose witnesses they are, to prize the civic qualities of integrity, disinterestedness and equal service of all.
Although Arnold and his ideal of disinterestedness had been a major influence on Pater's formulation of aestheticism, here Arnold is distancing himself from that concept, and the Arnold of "Wordsworth" was much less attractive to aesthetes like Pater and Swinburne than the earlier Arnold had been.

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