Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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
Darwin, Ch. Goals   Darwin, Ch.
Gärdenfors, Peter Goals   Gärdenfors, Peter
Kant, I. Goals   Kant, I.
Maturana, H. Goals   Maturana, H.
Mayr, E. Goals   Mayr, E.
Millikan, Ruth Goals   Millikan, Ruth
Rorty, Richard Goals   Rorty, Richard
Thomas Aquinas Goals   Thomas Aquinas

Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-09-24