Philosopher’s Boxing Ring: Hume vs Paley

IntroductionPaley’s design argument argues for the existence of a wondrous God from the design elements of the universe. However, many years before Paley wrote his design argument, Hume wrote a series of criticisms against it. This essay will explore the debate between Paley and Hume and demonstrate why Paley’s design argument fails.Paley’s Argument From DesignContinue reading “Philosopher’s Boxing Ring: Hume vs Paley”

The Philosopher’s Boxing Ring: Russell vs Copleston

IntroductionThere is nothing more exciting than an argument between two philosophers on a subject they are passionate about. What is even more exciting is seeing who wins. This article will look at Russell and Father Copelston’s debate over the cosmological argument and who actually wins.Background To The DebateThe debate in question occurred on the BBCContinue reading “The Philosopher’s Boxing Ring: Russell vs Copleston”