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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Quality or state of having, showing, or acting with an intention, or design

Usage examples (34)
  • Because this representation of purposiveness does not involve the ascription of an end, Kant calls the purposiveness which is represented
  • Section 2.2; for more on the notion of purposiveness, see
  • His solution is found in the examination of the notion of 'purposiveness'.
  • It were easy to multiply quotations which should prove that the denial of "purposiveness" is commonly conceived to be the inevitable accompaniment of a belief in evolution. for more
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