Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

Author Item Excerpt Meta data
McGinn, Colin
Books on Amazon
Darwinism II 98
Design argument/William Paley: organisms have a brilliant design: We have not designed them, so we have to assume that a foreign intelligence did it. Let us call this intelligence "God". So God exists.
II 98
DarwinVsPaley: intelligent design does not require a Creator. Selection is sufficient.
II 98
Mind/Consciousness/Evolution/McGinn: evolution does not explain consciousness - nor sensations.
II 99
Reason: sensation and consciousness cannot be explained through the means of Darwinian principles and physics, because if selection were to explain how sensations are supposed to be created by it, it must be possible to mold the mind from matter.
II 100
((s) Consciousness or sensations would have to be visible for selection.) (Similar GouldVsDawkins).

C. McGinn
Die Grenzen vern├╝nftigen Fragens Stuttgart 1996

C. McGinn
Wie kommt der Geist in die Materie? M├╝nchen 2001

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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-04-27