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Christian Wolff

(1679—1754)

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Mikhail Vasilievich Lomonosov

Mikhail Vasilievich Lomonosov  

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(1711–1765) Russian scientist and scholarLomonosov was the son of a fisherman from Deniskova, now Lomonosov, in Russia. He left for Moscow in 1730 to obtain an education and studied science there ...
teleology

teleology  

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The explanation of a phenomenon such as evolution by the purposes or goals it serves. Teleological explanations usually invoke supernatural powers and are therefore nonscientific.

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