Object  

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"That there is a physical object that can be identified as Ulysses or Der Rosenkavalier is not a view that can long survive the demand that we should pick out or point to that object." -- Richard Wollheim, Art and Its Objects, p.4

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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.
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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.

An object is a thing that has physical existence. It can also refer to the goal, end or purpose of something. Fetishism is the belief that natural objects have supernatural powers, or that something created by people has power over people.

Object may also refer to:

Namesakes

Etymology

From Latin ob (“against”) + iaciō (“throw”).

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