- a tendency to lay stress on the objective or external elements of cognition.
- the tendency, as of a writer, to deal with things external to the mind rather than with thoughts or feelings.
- a doctrine characterized by this tendency.
Origin of objectivism
Examples from the Web for objectivism
In the abstract, these harsh truths steer the soul perilously close to selfishness or, worse, Objectivism.Big Business Bullies Americans into the Machinery of Common Core
March 20, 2014
They are lower than any pragmatists, and what they hold against Objectivism is morality.Objectivists Shrugged
June 27, 2012
Any objectivity about the founder of Objectivism is impossible.Capitalism's Wicked Witch
November 27, 2009
There are also undeniable hints of Objectivism in fashions that celebrated the profligacy of the 1980s and of the pre-bust 2000s.Ayn Rand Power Dressing
October 18, 2009
Seen at different angles, it is now dualism, now objectivism, now agnosticism.The Will to Doubt
Alfred H. Lloyd
Objectivism in its absolutist and abstract forms assumes a standard—nature, essence, law—independent of process.Creative Intelligence
John Dewey, Addison W. Moore, Harold Chapman Brown, George H. Mead, Boyd H. Bode, Henry Waldgrave, Stuart James, Hayden Tufts, Horace M. Kallen
On the other hand, the objectivism of his point of view brought a new element into my too concentrated habit of thought.Reminiscences, 1819-1899
Julia Ward Howe.
- the tendency to stress what is objective
- the meta-ethical doctrine that there are certain moral truths that are independent of the attitudes of any individuals
- the philosophical doctrine that reality is objective, and that sense data correspond with it