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Teleological Argument
Also known as the design argument, it uses our aposteriori (what we have observed) knowledge to
show that there must be a God behind it.

Thomas Aquinas' argument

Everything in the natural world follows natural laws, even things that aren't conscious or
thinking beings.
Following these laws causes…

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Hume's Criticisms

Weak analogy comparing a watch to the Earth when they are nothing alike. We have some
kind of knowledge showing us that the watch is down to a watchmaker but none about the
Earth.
The Earth is far from perfect (Problem of evil) so what does it say…

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People are killed for the same acts that happen in nature day to day, does God will misery?
God of the gaps ­ fossils could have been destroyed by Earth.
Goulding ­ NOMA
Could be practice attempt left behind which is why the world is flawed.

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