Definitions and translations for "teleology"

Definition of teleology

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1. The study of the purpose or design of natural occurrences.
2. An instance of such a design or purpose, usually in natural phenomena.
3. The use of a purpose or design rather than the laws of nature to explain an occurrence.
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English - English - teleology

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n. study of final causes

English - Spanish - teleology

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s. teleología

English - French - teleology

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n. téléologie (doctrine philosophique qui repose sur l'idée de finalité)

English - German - teleology

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n. Teleologie (Lehre vom Zweck u. von der Zweckmäßigkeit)

English - Indonesian - teleology

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n. teleologi

English - Italian - teleology

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s. teleologia (studio della genesi)

English - Polish - teleology

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n. teleologia, finalizm

English - Portuguese - teleology

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s. teleologia, doutrina das causas finais

English - Russian - teleology

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с. телеология

English - Turkish - teleology

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i. teleoloji, erekbilim

English - Ukrainian - teleology

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n. телеологія

English - Dutch - teleology

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zn. teleologie(doelmatigheidsleer)

English - Greek - teleology

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ουσ. τελεολογία

English - Arabic - teleology

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‏علم الغائية‏

English - Chinese - teleology

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(名) 目的论, 目的论者, 有目的

English - Chinese - teleology

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(名) 目的論, 目的論者, 有目的

English - Hindi - teleology

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n. टेलिअलोजी

English - Japanese - teleology

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(名) 目的論; 目的

English - Korean - teleology

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명. 목적론

English - Vietnamese - teleology

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n. mục đích luận
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