Definition of Purposiveness

1. Noun. The state or condition of being purposive. ¹



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Definition of Purposiveness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Purposiveness

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purposiveness (current term)
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Literary usage of Purposiveness

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1. Kant's Kritik of Judgment by Immanuel Kant (1892)
"Of the relative as distinguished from the inner purposiveness of nature Experience leads our Judgment to the concept of an objective and material ..."

2. Kant's Kritik of Judgment by Immanuel Kant (1892)
"Of the relative as distinguished from the inner purposiveness of nature I Experience leads our Judgment to the concept of 'an objective and material ..."

3. Principles of Physiological Psychology by Wilhelm Max Wundt (1904)
"Extent of Reflex Phenomena The reflex phenomena bear upon them the mark of purposiveness. As regards the oblongata reflexes, this characteristic appears at ..."

4. The System of Animate Nature: The Gifford Lectures Delivered in the by John Arthur Thomson (1920)
"§4. Purposefulness and Purposive- ness in Human Behaviour. § 5. purposiveness and Purpose- fulness in Animal Behaviour. § 6. ..."

5. The System of Animate Nature: The Gifford Lectures Delivered in the by John Arthur Thomson (1920)
"4. Purposefulness and Purposive- ness in Human Behaviour. § 5. purposiveness and Purpose- fulness in Animal Behaviour. § 6. ..."

6. A History of Philosophy with Especial Reference to the Formation and by Wilhelm Windelband (1893)
"Natural purposiveness. in dependence upon the theories of Rousseau and Herder, a dependence which follows from the antithesis between those authors. ..."

7. A History of Philosophy: With Especial Reference to the Formation and by Wilhelm Windelband (1901)
"Natural purposiveness. A. Stadler, Kant's Teleologie. Berlin, 1874. ... formulation of the antithesis of Nature and Freedom, of necessity and purposiveness ..."

8. Pragmatism and the Problem of the Idea by John Thomas Driscoll (1915)
"Thought as Purposive Volition The central principle of Pragmatism is "the purposiveness of our thought and the teleological character of its methods" ..."

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