This is another neologism introduced by G.G. JAROS.
It seems useful, because it "de-anthropologizes" the value-laden concepts of purpose, etc… However, this was not necessarily JAROS intention. He states anyhow: "Any analysis of teleons should start with the identification of the teleos" (1994, p.5)… which of course is relative to the views of the observer.
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