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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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2) This will be part of my diagnosis of why extant forms of objectivism face the problems below.
The Companion has six main sections: 1) "Context," including an introduction and a brief but fascinating biography; 2) "Ethics and Human Nature," containing chapters on Rand's view of self-efficacy, value-seeking, egoism, altruism, and free will; 3) "Society," with chapters on her view of social relations (and the principle that no conflict arises among rational people), justice, politics, law, and economics; 4) "The Foundations of Objectivism," comprised of chapters on Rand's meta-physics and epistemology; 5) "Philosophers and Their Effects," with chapters on her interpretation of the meaning and influence of other philosophers and schools; and 6) "Art," with chapters examining Rand's embrace (and elaboration) of what she called "romantic realism" in aesthetics.
For instance, he claims that Objectivism is quirky and strange.
The volume closes with a Coda, "Chapter 18: The Hallmarks of Objectivism," by Gotthelf and Salmieri.
The purpose of this section is to delineate the inextricable and well-argued linkages among the various components of Ayn Rand's philosophy of Objectivism.
Stevens (1979) provided statements that clarify an individual's values in relation to many business philosophies including Machiavellianism, objectivism, social Darwinism, and ethical relativism (see Appendix I).
The self-professed proponent of Aristotelian logic, consequently, contradicts herself, violating the very cardinal principle (non-contradiction) on which she bases her Objectivism.
We need more than objectivism, however, if we're going to win the fight against Big Government.
He aims to persuade others to embrace, as be has done, Ayn Rand's objectivism.
Handfield assumes some form of objectivism about chance: the sorts of facts that make chance ascriptions true are facts that obtain independently of our beliefs and attitudes.
As for her contribution to the philosophical discipline goes, it consists in the philosophical system called Objectivism she developed.