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(philosophy) the doctrine that knowledge and value are dependent on and limited by your subjective experience

the quality of being subjective

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earlier, subjectivists start with the idea that attempts are thought
Subjectivists claim that objectivist theories of well-being are elitist, that they give short shrift to the individual's own point of view on her life, or that they ignore individual differences.
Of course, one need not be a radical subjectivist to see the importance of understanding how people interpret reality and make decisions based upon those interpretations.
One of Heathwood's arguments (but a crucial one, if a subjectivist view like Sobel's can indeed explain reasons grounded in future desires) is that 'these desires are merely a component of the reason-providing state' (98).
The research combined subjectivist and objective 2.
The idea that we should exchange wonderful experiences available only to humans for wonderful experiences available only to posthumans is certainly beyond the scope of Lewis's subjectivist theory.
Discontent with subjectivism has been brewing for some years now, driven by a more nuanced understanding of the considerable merits of some objectivist accounts, notably Aristotelian theories, as well as a barrage of criticism aimed at subjectivist views like the desire theory.
19) Although the switch in terminology is potentially confusing, it is clear that Robinson means to equate reasons theories with subjectivist accounts of justification, and deeds theories with objectivist accounts of justification.
There is some evidence that sales manager absolutists tend to be more unfavorable in their assessments of certain controversial business situations than are situationists, subjectivists, or exceptionists (e.
He also argues rather bizarrely that the subjectivists neglect to ground their ideas in history.
On the other side of the traditionally two-sided Western paradigm, subjectivists reject the idea of absolutes and contend that only through metaphor can we discover and describe our uniqueness and individuality, the only truth worth knowing.
Just as traditional Austrian subjectivists are caught in a quandary when it comes to the issue of development, I am afraid Harper ties himself up in an intellectual straightjacket he doesn't want.
The objectivists and subjectivists will often flail away at each other, with one side pointing out that preference is supreme, and the other side pointing out that while preference is supreme, science still rules in the realm of absolute performance.
Simon Schama, who's returning with a sequel to his critically acclaimed ``A History of Britain'' in October, said of historians, ``We're all pig-headed subjectivists, really.