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teleological argument (plural teleological arguments)
- (philosophy, theology) A type of argument for the existence of God, that orderliness of nature is evidence of design, therefore also of a designer.
- “teleological argument” in Dictionary.com Unabridged, v1.0.1, Lexico Publishing Group, 2006.
- “teleological+argument” in Microsoft's Encarta World English Dictionary, North American Edition (2007)
- "the argument from design" in "The Existence of God" by P.J. Toner, in The Catholic Encyclopedia, Robert Appleton Company, New York, 1911
- "teleological argument" in FOLDOP - Free On-Line Dictionary Of Philosophy
- "teleological argument" in A Dictionary of Philosophical Terms and Names (Garth Kemerling, 1997-2002)
- Dictionary of Philosophy, Dagobert D. Runes (editor), Philosophical Library, 1962. See: "Teleological argument for God" by Vergilius Ferm, page 314