Biological Teleology: The Need for History

@inproceedings{Lennox2013BiologicalTT,
  title={Biological Teleology: The Need for History},
  author={J. Lennox and Kostas Kampourakis},
  year={2013}
}
Teleology is a mode of explanation in which something is explained by appealing to a particular result or consequence that it brings about, and it has its roots in the philosophies of Plato and Aristotle. Aristotle defended a natural teleology, free of the Platonic idea that the natural world is the creation of a divine, rational being of some sort, with a plan for his creation. The philosophical debate over teleological explanation in natural science during the Scientific Revolution was… Expand
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