The Teleological argument

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Name the two people who formed the Teleological argument.
Thomas Aquinas and William Paley
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What was Thomas Aquinas's argument?
Fifth of his five ways- 'From the governance of things.' The archer, arrow and target analogy. Everything in the world follows natural laws..
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What was William Paley's argument?
The watch and rock analogy. The world is more like a watch.
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Name the three people who gave arguments against the Teleological argument.
Hume, Mill and Darwinism
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What does Darwinism say?
Evolution- Obejcts and beings adapt to their environment. Darwinism says that these adaptations could explain the design.
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