John B Hodges's Blog – March 2011 Archive (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

A Short Reply for an "Objective Basis for Ethics"

On Friday March 4, there was an article on a right-wing Christian site:

Atheists Targeting Nation With Godless Media Blitz



WRITTEN BY DAVE BOHON



FRIDAY, 04 MARCH 2011



<http://www.thenewamerican.com/index.php/culture/family/6571-atheists-targeting-nation-with-godless-media-blitz>…
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Added by John B Hodges on March 13, 2011 at 6:49am — 2 Comments

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