The Teleological Argument 3

I'm predicting teleological to come up and specifically Aquinas or Darwin as they have not yet made their single appearances!

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1. Who argued that the world was one of chance and natural selection

  • Flew
  • Mill
  • Darwin
  • Swinburne
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2. Who argued that the world was far too much of a coincidence? (1 in 10 million x 23)

  • Paley
  • Dawkins
  • Swinburne
  • Flew

3. Can Hume's analogy criticism apply to Aquinas?

  • No, only Paley
  • No but they can on the occasion of his arrow analogy
  • Yes

4. Is Hume doubting the belief in God in the teleological argument?

  • No, only that it cannot show God exists
  • Yes as there are other reasons to explain design
  • Yes, there is no God

5. What was the 'anthropic principle'?

  • such conditions (in reply to evolution) cannot be down to chance
  • beauty is existing around the world which cannot be due to natural selection
  • if the world was due to chance and natural selection then why are there still malfunctions in human life


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