Meaning of Teleology

English: Teleology
Bangla: পরমকারণবাদ
Hindi: चरमकारणवाद, प्रयोजनवाद, उद्देश्यवाद
Type: Unknown / অজানা / अज्ञात

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Bangla Academy Dictionary:

Definition: 1

the doctrine that final causes exist.

Definition: 2

the study of the evidences of design or purpose in nature.

Definition: 3

such design or purpose.

Definition: 4

the belief that purpose and design are a part of or are apparent in nature.

Definition: 5

(in vitalist philosophy) the doctrine that phenomena are guided not only by mechanical forces but that they also move toward certain goals of self-realization.