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Darwin has given us in his theory of selection a mechanical explanation of the apparent design and purposiveness in this.

Baer, especially, has laid stress on the purposiveness of all vital movement.

But this purposiveness may be only formal and subjective, or real and objective.

The Realism of the purposiveness of nature is also either physical or hyperphysical.

Consequently the Fatalism of purposiveness is at the same time an Idealism.

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On this page you'll find 263 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to purposiveness, such as: determination, resolution, backbone, decisiveness, doggedness, and earnestness.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.