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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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There are two claims in the Objectivist ethics that interpreters have struggled to understand, clarify, and evaluate:
Theoretically speaking, the findings of this study strongly imply that 1) the objectivist learning approach, knowledge viewed as existing independently of human experience, has limitations (lower pre-test score); 2) the constructivist learning approach transforms students' global view through the process of personal experience, reflection, and reconstruction (higher post-test score); and 3) the combination of objectivist and constructivist approaches may be the best approach in business education to achieve global awareness in this dynamic, complex, and global environment.
Unlike some objectivist conceptions, my conception of well-being as the HPG also avoids the next problem.
Thankfully, Brook and Watkins avoid this singularly unattractive objectivist tendency.
Yet until now, the followers of each, Christians and Objectivists, have been worlds apart.
The lone social system consistent with the Objectivist view is one that allows individuals to do whatever they want without government interference - radical laissez-faire capitalism.
brings Ayn Rand's Objectivist philosophy to life like never before.
According to an August profile in The New Yorker, Ryan in 2005 told the Atlas Society, which promotes Rand's objectivist philosophy of individualism and self-reliance, that he required his interns and staff to read Rand.
See particularly her Virtue of Selfishness or Introduction to Objectivist Epistemology on this topic.
16) For it seems that Jackson's example can be constructed in such a way that an objectivist doctor has to believe that she ought not to give A, since omitting to give A is a necessary means for doing what she objectively ought to do.
10) On this ground, Perloff denies expressivist tradition and favors objectivist mode of writing when she says: "Language poetry had as its explicit aim to oppose such [rhyming stanzas, free verse, or rhythmical prose or surreal] 'natural' expressivist speech, such individual voicing and accessible syntax.
He therefore argues for "a middle course between objectivist realism on one side and cultural relativism on the other" (3-4).