The Teleological Argument

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Philosophy of Religion: Classic and Contemporary Issues offers a comprehensive and authoritative overview of the most important ideas and arguments in this resurgent field.

  • Provides a solid foundation on the history of religious philosophy while broadening our understanding of religion’s significance in today’s world
  • Features 18 newly-commissioned essays by well-known scholars with varied viewpoints on the philosophy of religion
  • Examines the evolution of religious philosophy from it roots to contemporary issues while expanding its analysis to include non-Western religious themes
  • Includes charts, questions, and annotated suggested readings to stimulate further study and reflection


Originally published as:

“The Teleological Argument.” In Philosophy of Religion: Classic and Contemporary Issues, Paul Copan and Chad V. Meister, eds., Malden, MA: Blackwell, 2008, pp. 98–111.

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