heteronomy definition

  • noun:
    • The governmental subjection of a residential district towards rule of some other energy or even to an external law.
    • hawaii to be beholden to outside influences.
    • the health of becoming heteronomous
    • Subordination or subjection towards legislation of another; political subjection of a residential district or condition; -- in opposition to autonomy.
    • a phrase applied by Kant to those laws which are imposed on us from without, and/or physical violence done to us by our passions, desires, or desires.
    • Subordination or subjection to a law imposed by another or from without: opposed to autonomy.
    • particularly, in the Kantian ethics, subjection of might towards the control over the normal appetites, passions, and desires, in place of to your moral law of reason.
    • In biology, hawaii of divergent adjustment in parts that exhibit general homology or homonomy.

Related Sources

  • Sentence for "heteronomy"
    • In philosophy, the term (with its…
    • View More
  • Antonym for "heteronomy"
  • Cross Reference for "heteronomy"
  • Urban Dictionary for "heteronomy"
113 votes

How would you define heteronomy?

All the definitions on AZdictionary were written by people just like you. Now's your chance to add your own!