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Goals, philosophy: a goal is an unrealized state, which is striven for by a positive idea. Some authors assume that even higher animals can have goals. In idealistic philosophy there is the thesis that history as a whole has a goal. See also psychology, pragmatism, history, teleology, fatalism.

Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments.
Author Item    More concepts for author
Bowlby, John Goals   Bowlby, John
Carver, Charles S. Goals   Carver, Charles S.
Cognitive Science Goals   Cognitive Science
Darwin, Charles Goals   Darwin, Charles
Deci, Edward L. Goals   Deci, Edward L.
Gärdenfors, Peter Goals   Gärdenfors, Peter
Kant, Immanuel Goals   Kant, Immanuel
Maturana, Humberto Goals   Maturana, Humberto
Mayr, Ernst Goals   Mayr, Ernst
Millikan, Ruth Goals   Millikan, Ruth
Nietzsche, Friedrich Goals   Nietzsche, Friedrich
Parsons, Talcott Goals   Parsons, Talcott
Rorty, Richard Goals   Rorty, Richard
Ryan, Richard M. Goals   Ryan, Richard M.
Scheier, Michael F. Goals   Scheier, Michael F.
Self-Determination Theory Goals   Self-Determination Theory
Thomas Aquinas Goals   Thomas Aquinas

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