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Objectivism: Husserl used the term "objectivism" to refer to a philosophical position that takes the objects of our experience as given and real, independent of our minds. He was critical of objectivism, arguing that it ignores the essential role of consciousness in our experience of the world. See also E. Husserl.
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Edmund Husserl on Objectivism - Dictionary of Arguments

Gadamer I 248
Objectivism/Husserl/HusserlVsObjectivism/Gadamer: Already in the fifth logical investigation he had worked out the peculiarity of intentional experiences and distinguished consciousness, as he made it a research topic, "as an intentional experience"(...) from the real consciousness unit of experiences and from their inner perception. In this respect, consciousness was there already not an "object" but an essential assignment (...). What became apparent in the research of this classification was a first overcoming of "objecivism", provided that the meaning of words were no longer confused with the real psychological content of consciousness, e.g. the
Gadamer I 249
associative notions that a word evokes.
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Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution. Translations: Dictionary of Arguments
The note [Concept/Author], [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] resp. "problem:"/"solution:", "old:"/"new:" and "thesis:" is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.
E. Husserl
I Peter Prechtl, Husserl zur Einführung, Hamburg 1991
II "Husserl" in: Eva Picardi et al., Interpretationen - Hauptwerke der Philosophie: 20. Jahrhundert, Stuttgart 1992
Gadamer I
Hans-Georg Gadamer
Wahrheit und Methode. Grundzüge einer philosophischen Hermeneutik 7. durchgesehene Auflage Tübingen 1960/2010

Gadamer II
H. G. Gadamer
The Relevance of the Beautiful, London 1986
German Edition:
Die Aktualität des Schönen: Kunst als Spiel, Symbol und Fest Stuttgart 1977

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