By freeing thought from its object, Descartes made it possible to view the latter in strictly mechanical terms, reopening the way to science, suffocated for more than fifteen centuries under religious nonsense.
Where is this object?
Robinson considers nature a mere object of scientific study to exploit for his own uses and pleasure.
There may be microscopes involved, bringing us ever closer to the heart of the matter; but even microbiology is objective, adding to knowledge by putting space between an object and its observer.
I suppose that what we mean by beauty is that object, spiritual or material, more often material, which satisfies our aesthetic sense.
Take care to indicate the right object before sending me your email, otherwise it will end up in the spam folder.
I have an object, a task, let me say the word, a passion. The profession of writing is a violent and almost indestructible passion.
For example, Pepperberg would show Alex an object, such as a green wooden peg or a red paper triangle.
A collection of historical objects from Central America
Actually, there are many cases where 'have [object] done' is not causative.
The object of war is not to die for your country but to make the other bastard die for his.
By the way, do you know what a Shinto shrine is? "I've a little bit of knowledge on the subject. It's a religious facility where that which is the object of worship, that called the genius loci, is enshrined."
Consider what effects, that might conceivably have practical bearings, we conceive the object of our conception to have. Then, our conception of these effects is the whole of our conception of the object.