Autotelic

A thing which is autotelic is described as `having a purpose in and not apart from itself`. ==Origins== Etymology: Greek autotelēs, from aut- + telos, meaning self + goal. The Oxford English Dictionary cites its earliest use as 1901 (Baldwin, Dictionary of Philosophy and Psychology I 96/1), and also cites a 1932 use by T. S. Eliot (Essays I. ii.....
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Autotelic

(from Gr. autos, self, and telos, end) Said of any absorbing activity engaged in for its own sake (cf. German Selbstzweck), such as higher mathematics, chess, etc. In aesthetics, applied to creative art and play which lack any conscious reference to the accomplishment of something useful. In the view of some, it may constitute something beneficent....
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autotelic

[adj] - of or relating to or believing in autotelism
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autotelic

adjective of or relating to or believing in autotelism
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autotelic

autotelic Relating to or believing in autotelism; being an end in itself.
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autotelic

being an end in itself
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autotelic

Denoting those traits closely associated with the central purposes of an individual. ... Origin: auto-+ G. Telos, end, completeness, purpose ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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autotelic

Type: Term Pronunciation: aw′tō-tel′ik Definitions: 1. Denoting those traits closely associated with the central purposes of an individual.
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