Examples from the Web for finalism
Yet finalism is not, like mechanism, a doctrine with fixed rigid outlines.
The point in Bergson's system which seems least in harmony with theistic belief is his criticism and rejection of finalism.
Especially (and this is the point on which finalism has been most seriously mistaken) harmony is rather behind us than before.
Again, in opposition to finalism he urges the variety of living forms.
Mechanism and finalism agree in taking account only of the bright nucleus shining in the centre.