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6. Hume argues further that, if a house and universe are similar, just as we'd blame the builder for a faulty house can we blame a faulty designer.. why does Paley disagree?
- this argument would be inconsistent with his rejection of analogy
- a builder cannot be forever responsible for problems as time creates problems, the world began perfect
- the issue was whether the universe showed design and not quality concerning the design
- Paley did not dispute this argument, Flew did
7. Can Hume's analogy criticism apply to Aquinas?
- No, only Paley
- No but they can on the occasion of his arrow analogy
8. Who put forward the 'aesthetic argument?'
9. Other than Paley's analogy of the watch what evidence can be used to show support of design?
- Mountain and paws
- Eyeball and Fish fins
- Eyeball and mountains
- Camera and hands/paws
10. What was the issue of using Paley's watch analogy with God?
- We cannot use language to describe God so we cannot describe him with something we can describe
- Watches are the effects of evolution, over millions of years people were unable to create such, and as skills passed it was learnt and so is not applicable with God
- If you do not believe elements of the analogy are comparable, you cannot argue that the causes are similar and the analogy would not work
- Effectively, God created watches
11. Is Hume doubting the belief in God in the teleological argument?
- Yes, there is no God
- No, only that it cannot show God exists
- Yes as there are other reasons to explain design
12. Who argued that the world was one of chance and natural selection