entelechy

NOUN
  1. (Aristotle) the state of something that is fully realized; actuality as opposed to potentiality
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How To Use entelechy In A Sentence

  • The vital factor he boldly designates "entelechy", or "psychoid", and advocated a return to Aristotle for the most helpful conception of the principle of life. The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 9: Laprade-Mass Liturgy
  • Behind this kind of ethic stands the Aristotelian notion of entelechy: humans have a natural potential to develop rationality and through it acquire virtuous character. Guess Who Was At The Party?
  • Radionics is concerned with healing of the whole man, with the health pattern or entelechy of the individual.
  • The true freedom possible in theology requires a significant degree of prior bondage; the substance of this discipline does not materialize simply out of our own entelechy.
  • The term entelechy which sounds outlandish to us may be replaced by the word realization or actualization and is very close in meaning to the A History of Mediaeval Jewish Philosophy
  • He concludes: ...there are four features of development of doctrine that I think to which I think an adequate account must do justice: (1) richness; (2) confidelity; (3) creativity; (4) entelechy. Archive 2007-01-01
  • Salmansohn re-defines such difficult concepts such as "entelechy", as your intended seed personality and "mightiest human being self" and "mimesis" as the groundwork for creating vision boards, which I later tried. Alyssa Pinsker: How I Lost My Prince Harming And Found Karen Salmansohn
  • Borrowing a term from Aristotle, Burke referred to it as a manifestation of entelechy — the tendency of a potential to realize itself. enowning
  • The entelechy of a caterpillar is to grow into a butterfly.
  • In such a state one has access to the creative, world making place where one's unique entelechy (the essential self) meets the Entelechy of a potential new time, one that gives the details of an evolution in person and society. The 'Future of God' Debate
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