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A mentalistic account of teleology in biology

Scott, Casey Leigh 2018, A mentalistic account of teleology in biology, M.A. thesis, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Deakin University.

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Title A mentalistic account of teleology in biology
Author Scott, Casey Leigh
Institution Deakin University
School School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Faculty Faculty of Arts & Education
Degree type Research masters
Degree name M.A.
Date submitted 2018-08-09
Summary The thesis titled ‘A Mentalistic Account of Teleology in Biology’ is a philosophical account of teleological concepts within the context of biology. It explains the usefulness of teleological reasoning and the success of teleological predictions about organisms without positing the existence of mind-independent teleological properties or facts.
Language eng
Field of Research 220206 History and Philosophy of Science (incl Non-historical Philosophy of Science)
220309 Metaphysics
Socio Economic Objective 970122 Expanding Knowledge in Philosophy and Religious Studies
Description of original 142 p.
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Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30113100

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