John B Hodges's Blog Posts Tagged 'Rand' (2)

Defining Five Terms

August 21, 1998. Defining five terms. Rand used the term "objective" differently than most philosophers.



Some definitions, from Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, 10th edition.



OBJECTIVE: ... in the realm of sensible experience, independent of individual thought and perceptible by all observers; having reality independent of the mind.... perceptible to persons other than the affected individual... OBJECTIVISM: an ethical theory that moral good is objectively real or…

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Added by John B Hodges on March 13, 2011 at 1:48pm — 3 Comments

Is and Ought; Rand's MetaEthics

This was not originally written for an Objectivist audience; I was arguing with a Kantian on an Atheist list. -JBH

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March 7, 2001;…

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Added by John B Hodges on April 15, 2010 at 2:54am — 1 Comment

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