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1. The study of design, ultimate causes, or purposes in natural phenomena.
2. The use of an ultimate purpose or design as a means of explaining phenomena.
3. Belief in or the perception of purposeful development toward an end, as in nature or history.
4. An activity that tends toward, or strives for, the achievement of a goal.
This entry is located in the following units: -ology, -logy, -ologist, -logist (page 73) teleo-, tel-, telo- (page 1)
Word Entries at Get Words: “teleology
The theory or study of development as caused by the purposes which things serve.
This entry is located in the following unit: Philosophical Conceptions (page 4)