Meaning of teleological in English:

teleological

Translate teleological into Spanish

adjective

(also teleologic)
  • 1Philosophy
    Relating to or involving the explanation of phenomena in terms of the purpose they serve rather than of the cause by which they arise.

    • ‘teleological narratives of progress’
    1. 1.1Theology Relating to the doctrine of design and purpose in the material world.
      ‘a teleological view of nature’
      • ‘teleological arguments for God's existence’

Pronunciation

teleological

/ˌtiːlɪəˈlɒdʒɪkl/ /ˌtɛlɪəˈlɒdʒɪkl/