Tuesday, August 02, 2011
Definitions for entelechy
- A realization or actuality as opposed to a potentiality.
- In vitalist philosophy, a vital agent or force directing growth and life.
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Citations for entelechy
It must gratify a man to evolve so perfectly concomitantly with his years, to write patriarchally when he is old, to be so complete an entelechy .
The vast realm of natural entelechy is virtually unknowable, but we already have on the books more information than any poet can use.