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The design argument

· the design argument is also called the teleological argument. This comes from the
Greek word, telos which means order or purpose.

The first form of the design argument is the analogical argument, which use analogies as
there main argument. The second is inductive argument which draws…

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It also relies on how exact everything in our universe for human life, slight changes for
instance distance from the sun would cause the world to change and humanity not to exist.
The same problem is with so many aspects of human life. These can be explained as one huge…

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· This sort of argument was criticised by David Hume, he argues analogy's could not argue
for a designer, or the nature of the designer.
· You also cant use something human,that we know have been designed that we
understand, to represent something we know nothing about.(David Hume)
· Another…

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Dawkins argues that its unlikely that the universe came round by a single chance, he argues it came by a series of chanc
each one making the next more likely. He also counter argues the idea of the universe having a purpose, as this is a
human concept and we…

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