Definition of teleological argument in English:

teleological argument

Syllabification: tel·e·o·log·i·cal ar·gu·ment
Pronunciation: /ˌtelēəˈläjikəl, ˌtēlē-


  • The argument for the existence of God from the evidence of order, and hence design, in nature. Compare with argument from design, cosmological argument, and ontological argument.
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    • The most important of those proofs were the ontological argument, the cosmological argument, and the teleological argument.
    • So it is very hard to see how the teleological argument, any more than the cosmological, can overturn the argument from evil.
    • What about the various arguments that have been proposed for the existence of God - the traditional cosmological and teleological arguments for example?

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