Teleological Argument

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What does "Telos" mean?
End / Purpose
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What is the Teleological Argument also known as?
The argument from Design
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What is the Teleological Argument based on?
Order and Design in the universe
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What does Paley use the analogy of to prove Gods existence?
The Watch Analogy
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What does Aquinas' fifth way consist of?
Many objects don't have the intelligence to work towards an end or purpose, they must be directed by something that does have intelligence
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What is the Anthropic Principle also known as?
The Just Right / Goldilocks Theory
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Who developed the Anthropic Principle?
F.R Tennant
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What is the Aesthetic Argument also known as?
The argument from Beauty
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Richard Swinburne uses the story of ........... to prove God's existence?
The Madman and the Card Shuffling Machine
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What was William Paley's book called?
Natural Theology
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What does analogy does Paley use to prove God's existence?
The Watch Anology
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What are the two parts of Paleys argument?
Order and Purpose
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What body part does Paley use to prove Gods existence?
Eye
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What was Aquinas' fifth way?
The reason why natural bodies fulfil their function is not a matter of chance but rather as a result of design
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What does "Anthropos" mean in Greek?
Man
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What is the Anthropic Principle?
It is the argument that the universe is so incredibly finely tuned to produce life, it must have a designer
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What story does Swinburne use to prove God's existence?
The story of the Madman and The card shuffling machine
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