entelechy

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(Aristotle) the state of something that is fully realized

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the certainties arising only from sluggishness, Mallarme's bulging, a specific milieu in tissue where once existed entelechies sheathing lapsed soggy.
organism, then, begets another where their entelechies are of the same
inner forms, entelechies with their own telos (the view of the order of
121) Force indeed spans the obscure divide between the phenomena of bodies, or spatio-temporal process, and the metaphysical realm of simples or first entelechies, which are prior to space and time.
144) Leibniz, accordingly, rules out any use of forms, primitive forces, or entelechies "in the details of physics .