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What are the key features of the Design argument for the existence of God?

The design argument is also known as the teleological argument. `Teleos' is the Greek word for end
or goal and `logos' which mean `the study of'. The teleological argument looks at a feature of the

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The beginning of Paley's argument was design qua purpose because he puts forward the argument
of design through a simple analogy. He compares the design of the watch to that of the universe and
concludes on there having to be a designer behind it.

Paley is supported by modern philosophers…

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because they are based on each philosopher's personal experience of the world. This a second key
feature of a design argument because it is based on observations and personal experiences of the
natural world.

Another feature mentioned in the arguments above was natural theology. Natural theology can be
defined as…


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