The Myth of Objectivity

“The ideal of a knowledge embodied in strictly impersonal statements now appears self-contradictory, meaningless, a fit subject for ridicule. We must learn to accept as our ideal a knowledge that is manifestly personal.”

— MICHAEL POLANYI

 

A bibliography on “The Myth of Objectivity”

  1. Rock Paper Shotgun. “A Philosophical Perspective On The Myth Of Objectivity.” Accessed September 18, 2020. https://www.rockpapershotgun.com/a-philosophical-perspective-on-the-myth-of-objectivity/.
  2. admin. “Critical Thinking Part 1: The Myth of Objectivity.” Dr. Marc D. Baldwin (blog), September 17, 2011. http://www.drmarcdbaldwin.com/2011/09/critical-thinking-part-1-the-myth-of-objectivity/.
  3. Alliger, George M., and Paul J. Hanges. “Objectivity and Science: Reply to Kukla.” Journal of Personality and Social Psychology 47, no. 3 (1984): 676–79. https://doi.org/10.1037/0022-3514.47.3.676.
  4. Armitage, Andrew; “Truths and Realities: An Autobiographical Account of a Researcher’s View from the inside.” Education-Line, December 12, 2007. http://www.leeds.ac.uk/educol/documents/167802.htm.
  5. Armstrong, J. Scott. “Advocacy as a Scientific Strategy: The Mitroff Myth.” Academy of Management Review 5, no. 4 (October 1, 1980): 509–11. https://doi.org/10.5465/amr.1980.4288951.
  6. Bowden, John A., and Pamela J. Green. “Relationality and the Myth of Objectivity in Research Involving Human Participants.” Researching Practice, January 1, 2010, 105–12. https://doi.org/10.1163/9789460911835_013.
  7. Cohen, Amy. “Copyright Law and the Myth of Objectivity: The Idea-Expression Dichotomy and the Inevitability of Artistic Value Judgments.” 66 Indiana Law Journal 175 (1990) 66, no. 1 (January 1, 1990). https://www.repository.law.indiana.edu/ilj/vol66/iss1/4.
  8. The Aggie. “Column: Myth of Objectivity,” March 14, 2013. https://theaggie.org/2013/03/14/column-myth-of-objectivity/.
  9. TED Blog. “Dan Gilbert on the Myth of Objectivity,” April 17, 2006. https://blog.ted.com/dan_gilbert_on/.
  10. The Runner. “Dropping the Myth of Objectivity in Journalism,” November 19, 2018. https://runnermag.ca/2018/11/dropping-the-myth-of-objectivity-in-journalism/.
  11. Duffy, Margaret, Esther Thorson, Fred Vultee, Esther Thorson, and Fred Vultee. “All Communication Is Persuasive: Exploding the Myth of Objectivity.” Persuasion Ethics Today. Routledge, December 7, 2015. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315651309-8.
  12. Epistemology: A Guide. John Wiley & Sons, 2013.
  13. Dissident Mama. “Fake News, Part 1: The Myth of Objectivity,” March 27, 2017. http://www.dissidentmama.net/fake-news-part-1-the-myth-of-objectivity/.
  14. “Feminist Epistemology.” In The SAGE Encyclopedia of Qualitative Research Methods. 2455 Teller Road, Thousand Oaks California 91320 United States: SAGE Publications, Inc., 2008. https://doi.org/10.4135/9781412963909.n167.
  15. Gadamer, Hans-Georg. Truth and Method. Revised Edition. London ; New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2004.
  16. Gannon, Kevin. “Objective History Is Impossible. And That’s a Fact.” The Tattooed Professor (blog), May 9, 2016. https://thetattooedprof.com/2016/05/09/objective-history-is-impossible-and-thats-a-fact/.
  17. González Ramos, Ana M., Beatriz Revelles Benavente, Ana M. González Ramos, and Beatriz Revelles Benavente. “Excellence in Science: A Critical Affirmative Response.” Cadernos de Pesquisa 47, no. 166 (December 2017): 1372–94. https://doi.org/10.1590/198053144233.
  18. Kara, Helen. “Not Spock! The Myth of ‘Objectivity’ Damages Public Trust in Science.” Helen Kara (blog), May 13, 2020. https://helenkara.com/2020/05/13/not-spock-the-myth-of-objectivity-damages-public-trust-in-science/.
  19. Kukla, Andre. “The Structure of Self-Fulfilling and Self-Negating Prophecies:” Theory & Psychology, August 19, 2016. https://doi.org/10.1177/0959354394041001.
  20. Malpas, Jeff. “Hans-Georg Gadamer.” In The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, edited by Edward N. Zalta, Fall 2018. Metaphysics Research Lab, Stanford University, 2018. https://plato.stanford.edu/archives/fall2018/entries/gadamer/.
  21. ———. “Hans-Georg Gadamer.” In The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, edited by Edward N. Zalta, Fall 2018. Metaphysics Research Lab, Stanford University, 2018. https://plato.stanford.edu/archives/fall2018/entries/gadamer/.
  22. Mayo. “The Myth of ‘The Myth of Objectivity” (i).” Error Statistics Philosophy (blog), September 18, 2016. https://errorstatistics.com/2016/09/18/the-myth-of-the-myth-of-objectivity-i/.
  23. Mayo, Deborah G., ed. “The Myth of ‘The Myth of Objectivity.’” In Statistical Inference as Severe Testing: How to Get Beyond the Statistics Wars, 221–38. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018. https://doi.org/10.1017/9781107286184.009.
  24. Mikulecky, Donald C. “Causality and Complexity: The Myth of Objectivity in Science.” Chemistry & Biodiversity 4, no. 10 (2007): 2480–91. https://doi.org/10.1002/cbdv.200790202.
  25. ———. “Causality and Complexity: The Myth of Objectivity in Science.” Chemistry & Biodiversity 4, no. 10 (October 2007): 2480–91. https://doi.org/10.1002/cbdv.200790202.
  26. Miller, Arthur. “The Myth of Objectivity in Legal Research and Writing.” Catholic University Law Review 18, no. 3 (January 1, 1969): 290–307.
  27. Mitroff, Ian I. “The Myth of Objectivity OR Why Science Needs a New Psychology of Science.” Management Science 18, no. 10 (1972): 613–18.
  28. ———. “The Myth of Objectivity OR Why Science Needs a New Psychology of Science.” Management Science 18, no. 10 (June 1, 1972): B-613. https://doi.org/10.1287/mnsc.18.10.B613.
  29. ———. “The Myth of Objectivity OR Why Science Needs a New Psychology of Science.” Management Science 18, no. 10 (June 1, 1972): B-613–B-618. https://doi.org/10.1287/mnsc.18.10.B613.
  30. Morgan, Gareth. “Accounting as Reality Construction: Towards a New Epistemology for Accounting Practice.” Accounting, Organizations and Society 13, no. 5 (January 1, 1988): 477–85. https://doi.org/10.1016/0361-3682(88)90018-9.
  31. “Mr. Mailer and the Myth of Objectivity | News | The Harvard Crimson.” Accessed September 18, 2020. https://www.thecrimson.com/article/1968/11/14/mr-mailer-and-the-myth-of/.
  32. 50 Myths of the Internet. “Myth #19: Search Engines Provide Objective Results.” Accessed September 18, 2020. https://www.internetmythen.de/en/?mythen=myth-19-search-engines-provide-objective-results.
  33. “News: Beyond the Myth of Objectivity | Center for Media Literacy | Empowerment through Education | CML MediaLit Kit TM |.” Accessed September 18, 2020. https://www.medialit.org/reading-room/news-beyond-myth-objectivity.
  34. Ormandy, Roman. “The Myth of Objectivity.” Medium, February 26, 2017. https://medium.com/@Romanor/the-myth-of-objectivity-5ac30fbd3c8e.
  35. “Our Mental Prison: The Myth of ‘Objective’ Knowledge.” Accessed September 18, 2020. https://www.catholicculture.org/commentary/our-mental-prison-myth-objective-knowledge/.
  36. ResearchGate. “(PDF) The Myth of Objectivity in the News and Internet Journalism in Turkey.” Accessed September 18, 2020. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/319205354_The_Myth_of_Objectivity_in_the_News_and_Internet_Journalism_in_Turkey.
  37. Piippo, John. “The Myth of Objectivity.” Accessed September 18, 2020. https://www.johnpiippo.com/2009/11/myth-of-objectivity.html.
  38. Pm, Allen, and Varga L. “Complexity: The Co-Evolution of Epistemology, Axiology and Ontology.” Nonlinear Dynamics, Psychology, and Life Sciences 11, no. 1 (January 1, 2007): 19–50.
  39. Podsakoff, Philip M., Scott B. MacKenzie, Jeong-Yeon Lee, and Nathan P. Podsakoff. “Common Method Biases in Behavioral Research: A Critical Review of the Literature and Recommended Remedies.” Journal of Applied Psychology 88, no. 5 (2003): 879–903. https://doi.org/10.1037/0021-9010.88.5.879.
  40. Poerksen, Bernhard. “Theory Review the Ideal and the Myth of Objectivity.” Journalism Studies 9, no. 2 (April 1, 2008): 295–304. https://doi.org/10.1080/14616700701848451.
  41. Polanyi, Michael. Personal Knowledge. Routledge, 2012.
  42. ———. The Study of Man. Martino Publishing, 2014.
  43. ———. The Tacit Dimension. University of Chicago Press, 2009.
  44. Polanyi, Michael, and Harry Prosch. Meaning. University of Chicago Press, 2008.
  45. Research, RTi. “Algorithms and the Myth of Objectivity.” RTi Research (blog), October 17, 2017. https://rtiresearch.com/2017/10/17/algorithms-myth-objectivity/.
  46. Columbia Journalism Review. “Re-Thinking Objectivity.” Accessed September 18, 2020. https://www.cjr.org/feature/rethinking_objectivity.php.
  47. Romagnano, Lew. “The Myth of Objectivity in Mathematics Assessment.” Mathematics Teacher 94, no. 1 (2001): 31–37.
  48. ———. “The Myth of Objectivity in Mathematics Assessment.” Mathematics Teacher 94, no. 1 (2001): 31–37.
  49. Sæther, Ole A. “The Myth of Objectivity—Post-Hennigian Deviations.” Cladistics 2, no. 1 (1986): 1–13. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1096-0031.1986.tb00438.x.
  50. Segal, L. “The Myth of Objectivity,” 2001. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4613-0115-8_2.
  51. Segal, Lynn. “The Myth of Objectivity.” In The Dream of Reality: Heinz von Foerster’s Constructivism, edited by Lynn Segal, 5–25. New York, NY: Springer, 2001. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4613-0115-8_2.
  52. Soler, Viviana. “Scientific Communication and the Nature of Science: An Illustration of Oscillations from Researcher’s Proximity to Researcher’s Distance in Scientific Titles and Its Pedagogical Implications.” Colombian Applied Linguistics Journal 16, no. 2 (December 2014): 291–302. https://doi.org/10.14483/udistrital.jour.calj.2014.2.a10.
  53. “The Dream of Reality.” In Wikipedia, February 1, 2020. https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=The_Dream_of_Reality&oldid=938655510.
  54. Drishtikone. “The Fallacy of Objectivity.” Accessed September 18, 2020. https://drishtikone.com/blog/2020/05/23/the-fallacy-of-objectivity/.
  55. Psychology Today. “The Myth of Objectivity.” Accessed September 18, 2020. http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/political-intelligence/201206/the-myth-objectivity.
  56. “The Myth of Objectivity.” Accessed September 18, 2020. http://www.emotionalcompetency.com/sci/sm6.htm.
  57. ResearchGate. “The Myth of Objectivity.” Accessed September 18, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4613-0115-8_2.
  58. “The Myth of Objectivity in Mathematics Assessment – ProQuest.” Accessed September 18, 2020. https://search.proquest.com/openview/9483249e411609284d0b73f3bd5b5841/1?pq-origsite=gscholar&cbl=41299.
  59. “Twitter Forces Media to Confront the Myth of Objectivity – Gigaom.” Accessed September 18, 2020. https://gigaom.com/2010/07/08/twitter-forces-media-to-confront-the-myth-of-objectivity/.
  60. VideoWordMadeFlesh. “The Myth of Objectivity or: Why I Hate Fight Club.” Video Word Made Flesh (blog), March 1, 2012. https://videowordmadefleshdotcom.wordpress.com/2012/03/01/the-myth-of-objectivity-or-why-i-hate-fight-club/.
  61. Wilson, Hamish J. “The Myth of Objectivity: Is Medicine Moving towards a Social Constructivist Medical Paradigm?” Family Practice 17, no. 2 (April 1, 2000): 203–9. https://doi.org/10.1093/fampra/17.2.203.

 

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