#119 criticism of objectivist view   5 years ago (owner) Document
"On the objectivist view, a category is defined in terms of set theory: it is characterized by a set of inherent properties of the entities in the category." (#60 2129)
"We do not believe that there is such a thing as objective (absolute and unconditional) truth, though it has been a long-standing theme in Western culture that there is." (#60 2739)
"What it means to be a hard-core objectivist is to claim that there is an objectivist model that fits the world as it really is." (#60 3683)
"Within the myth of objectivism, the concern for truth grows out of a concern for successful functioning. Given a view of man as separate from his environment, successful functioning is conceived of as mastery over the environment." (#60 3825)
 
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