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Episode 167: Hume on Intelligent Design (Part Two)

Episode 167: Hume on Intelligent Design (Part Two)

Continuing on David Hume’s Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion (1779), with guest Stephen West. We get further into what’s wrong with the design argument and why Hume thinks that it’s merely a verbal dispute whether we want to say that God designed the orderly universe or just say that the universe is orderly. Also, the problem of evil! Listen to part 1 first, or get the ad-free, unbroken Citizen Edition. Please support PEL! End song: “Shittalkers” by Ken Stringfellow, as interviewed on Nakedly Examined Music ep. 39. Check out the St. John’s College Graduate Institute: