[Preparatory Notes for a Planned Dissertation: "On the Concept of the Organic since Kant."]1
Kant tries to prove that a necessitation exists for us to think of natural bodies as premeditated, i.e., according to concepts of purpose.9 I can only add that this is a way of explaining teleology.
The analogy of human experience, moreover, still provides for the accidental, i.e. the unmediated development of purposiveness, e.g., in the fortunate coincidence of talent and destiny, lottery tickets, and other things.
Therefore: in the infinite abundance of actual cases must also be the suitable or purposive.
The necessitation of which Kant speaks hardly exists anymore for our time: however, one remembers "that even Voltaire considered the teleolo[gical] proof unattainable."10
Optimism and teleology go hand in hand:11 both dispute that the unpurposive is actually something unpurposive.
In general the weapon against teleology is: proof of unpurposiveness.
Through this it would only show that [....]