noun see teleology

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  • Teleologist — Te le*ol o*gist, n. (Biol.) One versed in teleology. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • teleologist — See teleological. * * * …   Universalium

  • teleologist — tel·e·ol·o·gist …   English syllables

  • teleologist — noun advocate of teleology • Derivationally related forms: ↑teleology • Hypernyms: ↑advocate, ↑advocator, ↑proponent, ↑exponent …   Useful english dictionary

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  • teleology — noun Etymology: New Latin teleologia, from Greek tele , telos end, purpose + logia logy more at wheel Date: 1740 1. a. the study of evidences of design in nature b. a doctrine (as in vitalism) that ends are immanent in nature c. a doctrine… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • teleology — teleological /tel ee euh loj i keuhl, tee lee /, teleologic, adj. teleologically, adv. teleologism, n. teleologist, n. /tel ee ol euh jee, tee lee /, n. Philos. 1. the doctrine that final causes exist. 2. the study …   Universalium

  • Teleology — • From Greek telos, end, and logos, science Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Teleology     Teleology     † …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • teleology — noun /ˈtɛl.iˌɒl.ə.dʒi/ a) The study of the purpose or design of natural occurrences. In short, what every student of biology knows – that within nature there is a teleology having to do with the survival of the species which underpins the… …   Wiktionary

  • Arthur Sellings — war das Pseudonym des britischen Wissenschaftlers, Buch und Kunsthändlers und Science Fiction Autors Robert Arthur Gordon Ley, (* 31. Mai 1911 in Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England; † 24. September 1968 in Worthing, Sussex, England). Neben Sellings… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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