Analysis Of David Hume's Argument From Design

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Argument from Design
The argument from design builds its foundation on the following premise. There is evidence of design, or purpose, in the natural world. Therefore, a creator created the natural world. Despite its nature that has lead this type of logic to be a default in several cultures, this argument is unsuccessful in proving a creator—which is its goal. Many of Hume’s objections to the argument may be brushed off by those who are blindly religious and take offense, but many, from the same pool of objections, are simply logical and commonsensical, while some are too rigid.
This a posteriori argument for design comes from the desire to make a second case for God. The first was the ontological argument, or cosmological argument, which attempts to use pure reason to
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This leads to the discussion of the four sources or order that Hume develops: intelligence, instinct, vegetation, and generation. He found that all things he observed in the natural world were driven by one of the four. A fundamental source is one of the four sources that drives all other sources. For example, if instinct were the fundamental source, the natural world would be a result of divine instinct.
Playing off of that, the argument from design relies on intelligence being fundamental. That means that for the teleological argument to even begin with a sure foot, intelligence must be the source of all other sources of order. An assumption like that renders the argument weak already.
Another weakness Hume points out through Philo is that this argument is incredibly human centric. The argument that indirectly tries to prove that man was made in God’s own image does the contrary. Humans of course would rather be called a product of intelligent design than a result of divine instinct. As far as determining his origin, man generally prefers intelligence to instinct, growth, or

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