Flaws in Paley’s Teleological Argument

Flaws in Paley's Teleological Argument

Flaws in Paley’s Teleological Argument

Teleological argument - teology -A teleology is an account of a given thing's purpose. For example, a teleological explanation of why forks have prongs is that this design helps humans eat certain foods; stabbing food to help humans eat is what forks are for. A purpose that is imposed by a human use, such as that of a fork, is called extrinsic.

Teleological argument - teology -A teleology is an account of a given thing's purpose. For example, a teleological explanation of why forks have prongs is that this design helps humans eat certain foods; stabbing food to help humans eat is what forks are for. A purpose that is imposed by a human use, such as that of a fork, is called extrinsic.

The Teleological Argument for the Existence of God: The intricate design of the universe, which reflects order, consistency, unity, and pattern, argues for a purposeful cause (i.e. an intelligent designer).  Commonly used examples of the complexity of life, which support the teleological argument are 1) the eye 2) the cell 3) DNA. [Image: Biomimicry- Burrs and Velcro]

The Teleological Argument for the Existence of God: The intricate design of the universe, which reflects order, consistency, unity, and pattern, argues for a purposeful cause (i.e. an intelligent designer). Commonly used examples of the complexity of life, which support the teleological argument are 1) the eye 2) the cell 3) DNA. [Image: Biomimicry- Burrs and Velcro]

Teleological_argument. I've often referred to myself as a 'Design Theorist'...this helped to define what I meant.

Teleological_argument. I've often referred to myself as a 'Design Theorist'...this helped to define what I meant.

Philosophical Theology (150$) A 30-hour undergraduate course taught by Dr. Craig at Wheaton College, examining at length the Leibnizian and Kalam cosmological arguments, the teleological argument, the axiological argument, and the ontological argument.

Philosophical Theology (150$) A 30-hour undergraduate course taught by Dr. Craig at Wheaton College, examining at length the Leibnizian and Kalam cosmological arguments, the teleological argument, the axiological argument, and the ontological argument.

To help support this ministry click here: http://www.patreon.com/inspiringphilosophy Many theists try to use the teleological argument as proof that God exis...

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الدليل الغائي على وجود الله Teleological Argument for God's existence & Fine Tuning of the Universe - YouTube

الدليل الغائي على وجود الله Teleological Argument for God's existence & Fine Tuning of the Universe - YouTube

Atheist Analysis: S04 E04 Conversations With Christians Talking about the Teleological argument... - VIDEO - http://holesinthefoam.us/atheist-analysis-s04-e04-conversations-with-christians-talking-about-the-teleological-argument/

Atheist Analysis: S04 E04 Conversations With Christians Talking about the Teleological argument... - VIDEO - http://holesinthefoam.us/atheist-analysis-s04-e04-conversations-with-christians-talking-about-the-teleological-argument/

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