Jacques Monod on Animism - Dictionary of Arguments
Definition Animism/Monod: Animism is the assumption of a universal teleonomic principle according to which evolution should end in mankind.
The human projects the consciousness, which he/she has from the strongly teleonomic mode of action of the central nervous system (CNS), to the inanimate nature._____________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. Translations: Dictionary of Arguments The note [Concept/Author], [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] resp. "problem:"/"solution:", "old:"/"new:" and "thesis:" is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.
Le hasard et la nécessité, Paris 1970
Zufall und Notwendigkeit Hamburg 1982