Oxford University Press (2020)

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Jeffrey McDonough
Harvard University
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This volume explores the intuitive yet puzzling concept of teleology as it has been treated by philosophers from the time of Plato and Aristotle to the present day. Philosophical discussions are enlivened and contextualized by reflections on the implications of teleology in medicine, art, poetry, and music.
Keywords teleology  Plato  Aristotle  Hegel  Avicenna  Spinoza  Boyle  Harvey  Maupertuis  Kant
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