Teleological Arguments and chance

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  • Teleological arguments and chance
    • It argues that God was the designer of all the beauty and complexity in our world
      • Some believe that there are other explanations -CHANCE
    • Darwins theory challenegs Teleology
      • It is just by chance that species have characteristics to survive but other believe that God designed them this way
      • Perhaps Ockhams razor suggests that chance is a better explanation than God
    • If you splash ink onto paper by chance it could create the work of shakespeare
      • Maybe there is more than just chance involved
    • F.R Tennant, Anthropic Principle
      • Too coincidental that we have so many complexities on this earth
        • Could have been by chance that we are not here at all
      • God fine tuned the universe deliberately so that we could exist.


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