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Plato on Intelligent Design

The Greek philosopher Plato (429-347 BC) was an early proponent of intelligent design. Plato’s views on design in nature can be found, among other places, in Book X of his dialogue The Laws and in the following selection from his dialogue Philebus. The latter dialogue was written in 360 BC, and the translation reprinted here is by Benjamin Jowett. The complete text of Philebus Read More ›