Essay heading: Paley's Argument From Design, And Hume's Counter-analogy
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September 25, 1999
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Therefore, Paley argues, the universe also does not need a designer, and because of this, God does not exist. Hume does not effectively counter Paley's argument because he simply replaces a complex watch with an even more complex animal in his statements. He does not successfully address the fact that animals were at some point created as well...
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They could not exist infinitely, they had to have come from somewhere. Paley explains the creation as being through God.
Paley bases his argument on something he knows for a fact: a watch needs a designer. That is a clear-cut true statement. A large premise in Hume's argument however is that an animal does not need a creator...
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