teleological argument

teleological argument

noun Metaphysics.
the argument for the existence of God based on the assumption that order in the universe implies an orderer and cannot be a natural feature of the universe.
Also called argument from design, teleological proof.
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teleological argument
 
n
philosophy ontological argument Compare cosmological argument Also called: argument from design the argument purporting to prove the existence of God from empirical facts, the premise being that the universe shows evidence of order and hence design

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