The Anthropic Principle and the Teleological Argument

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Who devised the Anthropic Principle?
Frederick R. Tennant.
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In what book did Tennant devise the anthropic principle?
Philosophical Theology (1930).
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What is the anthropic principle revolving around?
Humankind.
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What did Tennant believe was the best evidence of design in the Universe?
In the way the Universe supports intelligent life.
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What did develop the anthropic principle to include?
The aesthetic principle.
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What did Tennant argue in his aesthetic principle?
Nothing seen in Darwin's theory of evolution explains why humans feel a love and appreciation of art, music, literature and other beautiful things. They do not aid us in survival and natural selection doesn't explain them.
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Who did Tennant believe put the capacity for joy in us?
Our designer; God.
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