The Teleologocial Argument

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The Teleologocial Argument
1 For
1.1 Paley
1.1.1 Compared to a human eye
1.1.1.1 Because of its complexity
1.1.2 Compared to a watch
1.1.2.1 World needs a designer like a watch
1.2 Darwin
1.2.1 Evolution shows intelligent design
1.2.2 Science explains evolution without God
1.3 Tennant
1.3.1 Provides the basic necessities for life
1.3.2 Perfect basis for life
1.3.3 The world has order
1.3.4 Agreed with Darwin on evolution
1.4 Swinburne
1.4.1 Agreed with Tennant
1.4.2 The world suggests design rather than chance
1.5 Brown
1.5.1 Ozone layer shows evidence of design
1.5.1.1 Protects us from UV rays
1.5.1.1.1 Without it we would die
2 Against
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2.2 Hume
2.2.1 Humans dont have sufficient knowledge to conclude there is only one designer.
2.2.2 Could be multiple designers
2.2.3 No evidence to support classical God
2.2.4 Against Paley
2.2.4.1 World isn't a machine
2.2.4.2 Not a good analogy
2.2.4.3 Universe grows on its own
2.3 Kant
2.3.1 The universe may be in chaos
2.3.1.1 We impose deisgn
2.3.2 Argues against Swinburne and Tennant
2.3.3 We only see order because it is based on the only experiences we know
2.4 Mill
2.4.1 Designer couldn't be the God of classical theism
2.4.2 Evil and suffering
2.5 Dawkins
2.5.1 Agreed with Dawrin
2.5.1.1 God isn't necessary to explain the universe
2.5.2 Natural selection gives appearance of design
2.5.2.1 Mistaken belief in God
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