Adapted from william lane craig and robin collins) it is due to design define fine-tuning 19 thoughts on the fine-tuning argument for god's. The anthropic design argument - an extract from 'a sceptic's guide to atheism,' by peter williams this article is an extract from a sceptic's guide to atheism, by peter s williams (paternoster, 2009), pp 191-197, used with kind permission of the publishers. 1 the fine-tuning design argument by robin collins from reason for the hope within (1999) i introduction(1) the evidence of fine-tuning suppose we went on a mission to mars, and found a domed structure in. The fine-tuning argument is held by many modern apologists, including anthony flew, william lane craig, alvin plantiga, george schlesinger, richard swinburne, robin collins, gerald schroeder, and more it is one of the most common argument raised in modern apologetics.
Robin collins' fine-tuning argument robin collins is the distinguished professor of philosophy at messiah college in grantham, pa he has done some extensive work on the fine-tuning of the universe and why the features we see point to the existence of god. 4 god by design jan narveson natural theology and the design argument 88 the cosmological argument 88 9 evidence for fine-tuning robin collins. An overview of the article god, design, and fine-tuning by robin collins pages 2 words 640 view full essay more essays like this: not sure what i'd do without @kibin. God vs science, richard dawkins and francis collins interviewed by d cray world was the so-called argument from design: living things are so beautiful and.
Readings in the philosophy of religion 2017 1554812763,9781554812769 book essential see chapter 3: the argument from design the core reading is robin collins, the fine-tuning argument. This is the strategy pursued by robin collins in the article we read for class today the features of the universe on which collins builds his design argument are examples of the 'ﬁne-tuning of the universe': ways in which the. Robin collins, in god, design, and fine tuning, claims: the existence of the fine-tuning is not improbable under theism the existence of the fine-tuning is very improbable under the atheistic single-universe hypothesis.
Robin collins objects to the many-universes hypothesis from a scientific argument for the existence of god (in pojman, philosophy of religion: an anthology) that our universe is fine-tuned for our existence is not debated by those who object to the fine-tuning argument (fta) for god's existence. The case for cosmic design (2008) robin collins the evidence summary of fine-tuning for life argument robin (2002a) god, design, and fine-tuning, in god. Still more reflections on the sean carroll debate god doesn't need fine-tuning as robin collins has pointed out,.
Robin collins a scientific argument for the existence of god proves that fine-tuning supports design/theism much more that the the existence of god does not. Is there positive scientific evidence for the existence of god today, we focus on the fine-tuning of the universe with special guest, allen hainline overview of. Robin collins of messiah college with expertise in elementary particle physics, mathematical physics, theoretical physics read 5 publications, and contact robin collins on researchgate, the. The purpose of the interview today is to learn more about the fine-tuning of the universe, explore what this means in a case for design, and answer common objections to the fine-tuning argument thanks for joining me for the interview today robin. God, design, and fine-tuning about us evidence for fine-tuning robin collins - 2003 - in neil a manson god, fine-tuning, and the problem of old evidence.
The multiverse hypothesis: a theistic perspective seems to require fine-tuning robin collins argues that the inflationary multiverse scenario requires a god, design, and fine-tuning. Fine-tuning of the universe robin collins 1 introduction: setting up the argument nature of project and summary of sections i argue for the existence of god. Transcript some questions about design article probabilities and the fine-tuning argument from manson, god and this concern is robin collins. Robin collins, the finest exponent of the fine-tuning argument today, is fully aware of the role played by divine psychology in the argument and addresses it in his article in the blackwell companion for natural theology, which i commend to everyone interested in this issue.
[i] collins, robin god, design and fine-tuning in god matters: readings in the philosophy of religionedited by raymond martin and christopher bernard pages 1-24. The multiverse problem multiverse theory eliminates the fine-tuning argument for the existence of god robin collins, a professor of philosophy at. Professor collins is currently completing a book on the argument for design from physics and cosmology, tentatively entitled the well-tempered universe: god, cosmic fine-tuning, and the laws of.
God and design 4 april 2006 in as for the fine-tuning argument, robin collins adds a useful discussion of some solid cases of fine-tuning- thus overturning. As a part of basic reminders, it is worth the effort to read and watch how robin collins put the case in summary, in a classic essay on the fine-tuning design argument (1998): suppose we went on a mission to mars, and found a domed structure in which everything was set up just right for life to. Schedule and abstracts for the april annual meeting overview of the problem of fine tuning 8:10 pm robin collins, fine-tuning faux pas: design arguments. Teleological arguments are arguments from the order in the universe to the existence of god they are also known as arguments from design (or, to be precise, arguments to design.