- Philosophy. a doctrine denying the existence of a final cause or purpose.
- the assumed absence of purpose in life or nature.
- the evasion or frustration of a natural or normal function or purpose.
Origin of dysteleology
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I confess, however, that it has often appeared to me that the facts of Dysteleology cut two ways.The Philosophy of Natural Theology
- philosophy the denial of purpose in lifeCompare teleology
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