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teleological argument

Line breaks: teleo|logic¦al ar¦gu|ment

Definition of teleological argument in English:

noun

Philosophy
The argument for the existence of God from the evidence of order, and hence design, in nature. Compare with cosmological argument and ontological argument.
Example sentences
  • 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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