Friday, February 09, 2007

Understanding Objectivist Jargon Pt 3: "Floating Abstraction"

An occasional series that translates Objectivist jargon into plain language.

"Floating abstraction" = Buzz-phrase applied to any theoretical objection to Randian doctrine.

1 comment:

Dragonfly said...

Or: A buzz-phrase applied to any theory that an Objectivist doesn't agree with but can't refute.

Example: Einstein's general theory of relativity - listen to lecture 6 of Peikoff's DIM course.