Teleological argument

This can be used for any exam board as I believe it's surplus information for most. 

Can be useful for 'argumentative' style questions (ex. Part 'B's in OCR AS Philosophy of Religion)

As always, please let me know of any typos! ^_^ 

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Richard Dawkins is a strong proponent of Darwinism and a critic of design arguments. What does he label the process of evolution by natural selection?
Blind watchmaker
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What 1807 book is Dawkin's label of natural selection referencing?
Natural Theology - William Paley
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What does Dawkins view religion as?
An excuse not to think scientifically
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For Swinburne, the observability and availability of knowledge show what?
God exists and cares for us by allowing us autonomy in morality, technological development and educational progression
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By virtue of God's postulated character, this is the sort of universe God would have good reason to make. Additionally, what about the universe supports a creator God in Swinburne's opinion?
A priori it is very improbably that a universe could just happen to exist
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Tenant's anthropic principle refers to what?
The way the universe seems to be structured so that it was inevitable life would develop
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The participatory anthropic principle holds that the universe would not exist unless...
There were observers to it
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Tennant also argued for the existence of an intelligent God based on the world''s beauty. His argument did not include which postulate or did not result in which critcism:
I had some dreams they were clouds in my coffee
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