Origin of teleology
Examples from the Web for teleologist
Historical Examples of teleologist
True, he did not know he was a teleologist, but he was none the less a teleologist for this.Luck or Cunning
The fencer is (as Huxley says) "at the mercy of the Teleologist."The Philosophy of Natural Theology
This interpretation of the teleologist precludes all further argument.
They are of such a nature that every teleologist must hold them to imply what they are intended to disprove.Theism
The apparently diverging teachings of the Teleologist and of the Morphologist are reconciled by the Darwinian hypothesis.Criticisms on "The Origin of Species"
Thomas H. Huxley
- the doctrine that there is evidence of purpose or design in the universe, and esp that this provides proof of the existence of a Designer
- the belief that certain phenomena are best explained in terms of purpose rather than cause
- the systematic study of such phenomenaSee also final cause