Teleology and the Norms of Nature

By William J. FitzPatrick

© 2000 – Routledge

402 pages

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About the Book

This work is an examination of teleological attributions i.e. ascriptions of proper functions and natural ends) to the features and behavior of living things with a view to understanding their application to human life.

About the Author

William J. FitzPatrick is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Virginia Tech.

About the Series

Studies in Philosophy

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PHI000000
PHILOSOPHY / General
PHI009000
PHILOSOPHY / History & Surveys / General