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objective
used in The Magic Mountain

23 uses
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1  —6 uses as in:
an objective viewpoint
Definition
fact-based without the influence of personal feelings or preferences
  • It was probably also too late now, he suggested with rugged objectivity.
    5.2 - My God, I See It! (25% in)
  • LONG DAYS, the longest, in terms of hours of sunlight—objectively speaking, that is, since their astronomical length has nothing whatever to do with whether they seem to pass swiftly or can divert us.
    6.2 - Someone Else (0% in)
  • Herr Settembrini was certainly a zealous pedagogue, zealous to the point of being a tiresome bother; but his principles could not approach Naphta's when it came to ascetic, self-mortifying objectivity.
    6.6 - Operationes Spirituales (94% in)
  • So that you really could not call it ironclad objectivity; there was more freedom and subjectivity to it than Leo Naphta would have been willing to admit—it was in its own way just as "political" as Herr Settembrini's didactic statement that freedom was the law of brotherly love.
    6.6 - Operationes Spirituales (96% in)
  • Hans Castorp's grief and worry did not prevent him from focusing objectively on this phenomenon, and he formulated awkward, but clearheaded observations about it in his conversations with Naphta and Settembrini, when he would report to them about his cousin's condition; he was rebuked by the Italian, however, for observing that there was an underlying error in the conventional notion that philosophical credulity and sanguine trust in the good are expressions of health, whereas...
    6.8 - A Good Soldier (89% in)
  • The precision of this characterization showed both his objectivity and his composure; it put the teacher off-balance.
    7.2 - Mynheer Peeperkorn (71% in)

There are no more uses of "objective" flagged with this meaning in The Magic Mountain.

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  • And yet it had shrunk to Jess than a third of its objective proportions.
    7.1 - A Stroll by the Shore (36% in)
  • "We find objective confirmation tor this," Behrens continued, "in your temperature: ninety-nine point seven at ten in the morning, which more or less matches our acoustic observations."
    4.10 - The Thermometer (96% in)
  • And I haven't even had my picture taken with X-rays yet, and only that will give us an objective view of the facts.
    5.1 - Eternal Soup and Sudden Clarity (15% in)
  • Here in the presence of these two attentive young people, answer one question for me, please: Do you believe in truth, in objective, scientific truth?
    6.3 - The City of God and Evil Deliverance (43% in)
  • But he was vexed by objective problems as well, about which the cousins had already heard: the sort of sanatorium affair with which everyone was only all too familiar.
    6.4 - An Outburst of Temper / Something Very Embarrassing (27% in)
  • For (and Naphta was particularly fond of that conjunction—in his mouth it gained something triumphantly inexorable, and his eyes would flash behind his glasses whenever he could insert it), for politics and Catholicism, as concepts, were psychologically related; they formed a single category embracing all objective, actual, active, actualizing reality, and as such stood in contradiction to pietist Protestantism, which had emerged out of mysticism.
    6.6 - Operationes Spirituales (11% in)
  • Its sole objective was for a person to grow old, rich, happy, and healthy—period; he considered a philistine gospel of reason and work to be ethics.
    6.6 - Operationes Spirituales (83% in)
  • "Objective reality," shouted one; "The self!" cried the other.
    6.6 - Operationes Spirituales (91% in)
  • And matters were no less confusing when it came to "objective reality" and the "self"—indeed, the confusion here, which was in fact always the same confusion, was so hopeless and literally confused that no one knew any longer who was the devout soul and who the freethinker.
    6.6 - Operationes Spirituales (92% in)
  • Or, going one step farther, with those striking remarks to which Naphta had treated Pater Unterpertinger in their colloquy about Hegel and the "Catholicity" of that state philosopher, about how "politics" and "Catholicism" were psychologically related and formed a single objective reality?
    6.6 - Operationes Spirituales (94% in)
  • It was a drill book written by Frederick the Prussian and Loyola the Spaniard, so devout and strict that it drew blood—leaving only one question: how did Naphta actually achieve such bloody, unconditional certainty, since he admitted he did not believe in pure knowledge as such, in unbiased research, in short, not even in truth, in objective, scientific truth, the search for which formed the highest law of all human morality for Lodovico Settembrini.
    6.6 - Operationes Spirituales (95% in)
  • He had, by the way, only imagined that his fever came from his cold— the objective findings were as usual.
    6.8 - A Good Soldier (66% in)
  • We are not subjectively aware of them, they exist only in the world of objective events—and that's that.
    6.8 - A Good Soldier (91% in)
  • Time, although the subjective experience of it may be weakened or even abrogated, is an objective reality to the extent that it is active and "brings forth."
    7.1 - A Stroll by the Shore (50% in)
  • The scholastics of the Middle Ages claimed to know that time is an illusion, its flow toward objective consequences due solely to our sensory apparatus, and that the true state of things is a permanent now.
    7.1 - A Stroll by the Shore (91% in)
  • ...flames; the little pale eyes held wide—and in his eyes Hans Castorp saw something like a flicker of terror at that crime, that one great sin, that unpardonable transgression, to which he had alluded and which, in trying to fathom its horror, he had condemned to silence with all the spellbinding energy of a vague but commanding personality ... Objective, matter-of-fact terror, Hans Castorp thought, but personal terror, too, something to do with his own life, with the regal man himself.
    7.3 - Vingt et un (50% in)
  • In his jargon, they were dealing with biopsychic projections of subconscious complexes into the objective world, processes whose source one should attribute to the medium, a person whose constitution was in a somnambulant state; one might speak of such events as objectified dreams to the extent that they demonstrated an ideoplastic capability in nature— the capacity of thoughts, under certain conditions, to assume substance and thus reveal themselves in ephemeral reality.
    7.8 - Highly Questionable (52% in)

There are no more uses of "objective" in The Magic Mountain.

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