Paley- D.A

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  • William Paley
    • Design Qua Purpose- everything in world designed for a purpose- intricate parts working together- eye= sight
    • Design Qua Regularity- states that the order of universe= designer. Evidence in astronomy- planets- couldn't have happened by chance= designer
    • Analogy of watch- stone & watch- watch= complex/ intricate parts unlike stone been there forever- evidence to watch has purpose & designed with mechanism inside to meet its purpose= designer
    • Both reprerent teleological argument for God's existence; focus on purpose and design of universe
    • Both focus on complexity and intricacy od design with the assumption that there complexity is a product of intelligence


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