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The Concept of Objectivity

Kenneth G. Butler

The Concept of Objectivity

An Approximation (American University Studies Series V, Philosophy)

by Kenneth G. Butler

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Published by Peter Lang Pub Inc .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Speculative Philosophy,
  • Objectivity,
  • Philosophy

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages329
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11395281M
    ISBN 100820413348
    ISBN 109780820413341

    The objectivity principle in accounting says that whenever possible, accounting entries should be based in fact – that is, on information that can be objectively proven– rather than on information that is open to interpretation. Objectivity goes hand in hand with reliability and . Understood this way, social science lacks objectivity in more than one sense. One of the more important debates concerning objectivity in the social sciences concerns the role value judgments play and, importantly, whether value-laden research entails claims about the desirability of actions.

    Get this from a library! From Concept to Objectivity: Thinking Through Hegel's Subjective Logic.. [Richard Dien Winfield]. From Concept to Objectivity uncovers the nature and authority of conceptual determination by critically thinking through neglected arguments in Hegel's Science of Logic pivotal for understanding reason and its role in philosophy. Winfield clarifie.

    Aug 05,  · From Concept to Objectivity uncovers the nature and authority of conceptual determination by critically thinking through neglected arguments in Hegel's Science of Logic pivotal for understanding reason and its role in furniture-of-ironforge.com: Richard Dien Winfield. WORLD’s mission statement is “Biblically objective journalism that informs, educates, and inspires.” That may sound strange on first hearing, because we often equate “objectivity” with neutrality, but a book of mine just published by P&R, Reforming Journalism, explains a Christian understanding that cuts against secular views. Here is an excerpt from Chapter 3.


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Objectivity has a history, and it is full of surprises. In Objectivity, Lorraine Daston and Peter Galison chart the emergence of objectivity in the mid-nineteenth-century sciences—and show how the concept differs from its alternatives, truth-to-nature and trained judgment.

May 27,  · Objectivity has a history, and it is full of surprises. In Objectivity, Lorraine Daston and Peter Galison chart the emergence of objectivity in the mid-nineteenth-century sciences―and show how the concept differs from its alternatives, truth-to-nature and trained judgment.

This is a story of lofty epistemic ideals fused with workaday /5(11). Objectivity in journalism is a key topic for debate in media, communication and journalism studies, and has been the subject of intensive historical and sociological research. In the first study of its kind, Steven Maras surveys the different viewpoints and perspectives on furniture-of-ironforge.com by: The concept of reliability implies that financial information can be verified by many sources with evidence and that all financial information is presented.

In other words, the favorable and unfavorable financial information is presented in the financial statements. The two concepts of relevance and reliability encompass the objectivity principle.

The objectivity principle is the concept that the financial statements of an organization be based on solid evidence. The intent behind this principle is to keep the management and the accounting department of an entity from producing financial statements that are slanted by their opinions and biases.

Dec 05,  · From Concept to Objectivity uncovers the nature and authority of conceptual determination by critically thinking through neglected arguments in Hegel’s Science of Logic pivotal for understanding reason and its role in furniture-of-ironforge.com by: 7.

Definition: The objectivity principle states that financial and accounting information needs to be independent and free from bias. This means that financial reporting like a company’s financial statements need to be based on evidence and not opinions. Obviously, in some areas professional accountants need to express their opinions, but the objectivity principles says that opinions can’t be.

The article seeks the roots of the journalistic concept of objectivity in various theoreti- cal schools. It argues that the concept of objectivity in journalism originates in the positivistic Author: Charlotte Wien.

Objectivity is a philosophical concept of being true independently from individual subjectivity caused by perception, emotions, or imagination. A proposition is considered to have objective truth when its truth conditions are met without bias caused by a sentient subject.

Scientific objectivity refers to the ability to judge without partiality or external influence, sometimes used synonymously. Apr 03,  · Objectivity in journalism is a key topic for debate in media, communication and journalism studies, and has been the subject of intensive historical and sociological research.

In the first study of its kind, Steven Maras surveys the different viewpoints and perspectives on objectivity. Going beyond a denunciation or defence of journalistic objectivity, Maras critically examines the different. Philisophy Ethics on the concept of objectivity Learn with flashcards, games, and more — for free.

Jul 06,  · More specifically, I have attempted to argue that: (1) objectivity is not only an impossible ideal, but rather an ill-conceived question, based upon the mistaken premises of positivism; (2) the concept of objectivity has partly managed to replace a more fundamental one, that of truth, thus becoming confusing and furniture-of-ironforge.com by: Objectivity.

Objectivity is both a metaphysical and an epistemological concept. It pertains to the relationship of consciousness to existence. Metaphysically, it is the recognition of the fact that reality exists independent of any perceiver’s consciousness.

Jan 01,  · A fantastic book that delves into a topic I would categorize as common sense. Common sense in that we take objectivity, use it, and think of it as a concept that is so self-explanatory that it gives off a sense of permanence/5. As conceived within clinical drug research, this concept of objectivity does not correspond with those described by Daston and Galison in their seminal book Objectivity ().

I will explore the implications of this "new" concept of objectivity—as compared to the "old" ones postulated by Daston and Galison—for their core propositions. Objectivity has a history, and it is full of surprises. In Objectivity, Lorraine Daston and Peter Galison chart the emergence of objectivity in the mid-nineteenth-century sciences--and show how the concept differs from its alternatives, truth-to-nature and trained judgment.

This is a story of lofty epistemic ideals fused with workaday practices in the making of scientific images.4/5(6). Objectivity also requires the preparer of financial statements to remain intellectually honest, meaning that he interprets accounting policies in a truthful manner.

In addition, an accountant charged with preparing financial statements for a client must avoid any conflict of interest in dealing with a client, which precludes either a personal. Objectivity Concept. requires that entries in the accounting records and the data reported on the financial statements be based on verifiable or objective evidence.

Unit of Measure Concept. Unit of Measure concept requires all economic data be recorded in dollars. Adequate Disclosure Concept. Oct 31,  · In The View from Somewhere, Wallace responds with a thoughtfully researched series of essays on journalistic objectivity, placing himself squarely on the side of the concept’s malcontents his book paints an often damning picture of a news industry that uses the rhetoric of neutrality to serve the powerful When it comes to the work of individual journalists, though, Wallace is too 3/4(3).

But the subject is Objectivity, Montague did say it had to did with the knowing subject, Rand did use this as her own justification, "objectivism" as in "ethical" does not (in my opinion) belong under this heading, but some reference to Objectivism as a philosophy that maintains over and over, book to book, that objectivity is the hallmark of.

Review of Richard D. Winfield’s From Concept to Objectivity.Objectivity is meant to be an observation that nearly everyone will agree on. Subjectivity is more of an individual (or group) perception and can change with time (I liked it yesterday but not today) or in different situations.

All pejorative thou.From Concept to Objectivity uncovers the nature and authority of conceptual determination by critically thinking through neglected arguments in Hegel’s Science of Logic pivotal for understanding reason and its role in philosophy.

Winfield clarifies.