Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Dennett I 85
Purpose/Thomas Aquinas: assumed that rain drops, volcanoes, planets behaved as if they were striving for an aim to "achieve the best result". The adjustment of the means to the purpose requires an intention. God.

Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution.

Den I
D. Dennett
Darwins gefährliches Erbe Hamburg 1997

Den II
D. Dennett
Spielarten des Geistes Gütersloh 1999

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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-07-25