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Teleology and the Norms of Nature

By William J. FitzPatrick

Routledge – 2000 – 390 pages

Series: Studies in Philosophy

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Description

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.

Author Bio

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

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Name: Teleology and the Norms of Nature (Paperback)Routledge 
Description: By William J. FitzPatrick. 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...
Categories: Philosophy