Teleologism - definition of teleologism by The Free Dictionary
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the belief that purpose and design control the development of the universe and are apparent through natural phenomena. — teleologist, n. — teleology, n.See also: Cosmology
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RYAN HEBERT, "Teleologism
Full Stop: A General Theory of Ability, Agency, Obligation, and Justification." Adviser: Jeremy Fantl.
Ernesto Laclau (2007, page 22) has accused Agamben of a 'naive teleologism
' that fails to see the messiness of modern biopolitics and precludes the emergence of modernity's emancipatory potential.
(17) See discussion of teleologism
in Alexander Orakelashvili, The Interpretation of Acts and Rules in Public International Law (Oxford University Press, 2008) 343.