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Rowe's Cosmological Argument

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The question about the existence of the universe is one that has elicited a lot if debates. There have been many arguments presented in the explanation of why and how the universe came into existence. Theism, or the concept of a Supreme Being, is one of the most common forms of explanations that individuals use to explain existence of the universe. …
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Anselm's Cosmological Argument

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This essay stresses that the 11th century English philosopher Anselm of Canterbury attempted to prove the existence of God through the idea of causation. By proving that there is only one being that caused the existence of all things including itself, Anselm arrives at the idea…
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Cosmological Argument. The forms of cosmological arguments

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A cosmological argument attempts to prove the existence of God. The argument attempts to do this by showing that an infinite number of regressions that caused things to exist, is not there. …
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The Cosmological Argument and the Teleological Argument

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Thomas Aquinas formulates what is known as the Cosmological argument for the existence of God. He uses the basic principle, according to which every cause has an effect, to show there must have been a first cause in the causal sequence that began the…
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Cosmological Argument for the Existence of God

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According to this paper, several approaches have been adopted over a fairly long period in the history of religion to logically establish the existence of God. These have also been accompanied by widespread debate and criticism of the various arguments advanced. …
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Aquinas - the cosmological argument for the existance of God

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The cosmological argument stems from the idea that the world and everything that is in it is dependent on something other than itself for its existence. Even though the world may appear to be self-perpetuating, it is necessary to understand the source. …
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To what extent does the 'cosmological' argument establish the existence of God

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This paper will discuss the extent to which the cosmological arguments of T Aquinas, Herbert McCabe and others are capable of proving God’s existence. The prime concern of the cosmological argument aaccording to Rowe is to establish a ‘first cause’ or ‘necessary…
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Not Just Dependent Beings: A key premise in The Cosmological Argument

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Name Tutor Course Date NOT JUST DEPENDENT BEINGS: A KEY PREMISE IN THE COSMOLOGICAL ARGUMENT Introduction The Cosmological Argument argues on the existence of God. It is a posteriori argument (an argument depending on principle which can be known only by means of our experience in the world as opposed to a priori argument which bases on understanding and reflection on principles which are independent of our world experience)…
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You are to present the Cosmological Argument for the existence of God and then you are to analyze the Hindu, Buddhist and Taoist world views that deny the existence of God. Finally, from your point of view, can the existence or non-existence of God be ra

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Philosophers of this argument argue, both deductively and inductively, that God existed before all things. This, the argument does, due to the fact that the universe had a…
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Proof of Gods Existence
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Indeed, all the philosophical theories presented by various scholars have their own shortcomings. However, after careful analysis and deep thought regarding all the theories only one of the theories seem…
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Arguments For or Against the Existence of God
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Arguments against Thomas Aquinas’ Cosmological Proof of God’s Existence Name Subject Teacher Date               Arguments against Thomas Aquinas’ Cosmological Proof of God’s Existence The 13th century saint and philosopher Thomas Aquinas has laid the foundation of the cosmological proof of God’s existence, or the existence of God as the First Uncaused Cause in a series of causes…
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The Cosmology Theory and Sikhism
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In this paper, the Sikh approach towards the cosmological theory will be evaluated. The idea of this research emerged from the author’s interest and fascination in how the Punjab based religion has contributed to progressive development of the cosmology creation perspectives…
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Philosophy/Theology/Logic: logical acumen and thinking
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The Cosmological Argument Abstract The cosmological argument aims at proving God’s existence from the very fact that the Universe (cosmos) must have began from somewhere. The paper therefore seeks to critically evaluate and review the soundness (sound argument: An argument that is valid and has all true premises) of the cosmological argument as brought forth by St Thomas Aquinas and other Philosophers and give reasons for its support (Alan Hausman, Howard Kahane, Paul Tidman, 16)…
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Arguments for and Against the Existence of God
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Arguments for and Against the Existence of God Introduction Scholars and philosophers have made varied arguments in favor and against the existence of god time to time. This paper attempts to explore the ontological, teleological, cosmological, and kalam arguments given in favor or against the existence of God…
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Understanding Philosophy from the Various Philosophical Topics
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This assignment "Understanding Philosophy from the Various Philosophical Topics" analyses philosophical topics like religion, ethics, logic, epistemology, metaphysics. Worth noting is that philosophy seeks questions rather than answers and its content, respect, and character changes with time…
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Any arguement with a moral or causal claim
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Any argument with a moral or causal claim "God is the cause for the existence of the universe": If this cosmological thought is accepted, does it mean that God exists? Introduction Human belief on God has given rise to various dimensions in shaping the humankind today…
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The Question of Gods Existence
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The author of "The Question of God’s Existence" paper analyzes the various arguments that prove the existence of God, including arguments put forward by St. Thomas Aquinas, while also examining a few counter-arguments that disprove the existence of God…
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The Issue of Gods Existence
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The paper 'The Issue of God’s Existence' presents the idea of God’s existence that is one of the most, if not the most, controversial ideas that ever crosses the human mind. This particular conception since then became the focal point of philosophical discourses in the medieval period…
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Philosophy of Religion - Atheism
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The author of this paper "Philosophy of Religion - Atheism" discusses and gives the support for theistic arguments come from millennia of religious experiences, analyzes the cosmological and teleological theories, the three central elements provide the non-temporal aspect of the cosmological argument…
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St. Anselm / St. Aquinas - ontological/cosmotological argument

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The ontological argument is a philosophical debate and one of the most strangest and debated of the proofs. Philosophers like Immanuel Kant and G.W.F…
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Response Paper to McCloskey's article
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Name Institution Course Date McCloskey is both critical of the conventional arguments for God’s existence and offers the crisis of evil as a cause why one should not believe in God. The issue of the existence of God has been subject to major arguments through time between people who believe God exists and those who dispute that fact…
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God has Ontological Existence
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The religious philosophers, over the centuries have tried to establish the existence of God and have come up with numerous arguments .Major arguments about His existence are Cosmological, Ontological, Teleological and the Moral Law Argument…
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Response Paper on On Being an Atheist, by H. J. McCloskey From a Christian Viewpoint

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McCloskey (1968) takes the position that atheism represents a more reasonable and comfortable belief than that forwarded by belief systems associated with Christianity.  McCloskey argues his point by…
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Shot answer
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On the other hand, an explanation is a simple interpretation of the topic under discussion, usually given to make the listener understand the…
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Great Works of Western Philosophy pre-final paper

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For instance, Meno is a dialogue between Socrates and a young man Meno that includes the Socratic philosophy on the nature of virtue. The discussion is mainly aimed at defining the…
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The ontological argument for God's existance

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Running Head: THE ONTOLOGICAL ARGUMENT FOR GOD'S EXISTENCE The Ontological Argument for God's Existence (Name) (Subject) (Name of Professor) (Date) I. Introduction In order to be saved and see light, the truths of Christianity should be known. The Word of God, or the Bible, is used to impart the truth to the people who walk in darkness so as to free them…
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Issues on the Existence of God
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The essay "Issues on the Existence of God" discusses why would an intelligent mind believe or not believe in the existence of God, and what the author's opinion about the nature and existence of God is. God’s existence or non-existence has been a hot topic of theological debate for ages…
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Metacritical Thinking

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Meta-criticism, or key critical concept, such as 'criticism', 'critical', 'critic', 'ctitique', seeks to solve problems by subdividing them into smaller sections that are consequently dealt with accordingly. This generates from understanding that social issues are built of smaller sub-problems…
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McCloskey on the Existence of God
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This work "McCloskey on the Existence of God" focuses on cosmological and teleological arguments concerning the existence of God. The author takes into account the presence of imperfection and evil, the concept of the evidential problem. From this work, it is clear that atheism is comforting unrealistic, especially when such individuals had prior exposure to religion…
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Argument sketching

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Some supporters of this argument draw from evidence that is based on history, some on personal experience, and some on science while I personally draw my evidence from philosophy. There are various philosophical…
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Argument

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Philosophy, Admission/Application Essay February 11, 2013 Introduction Life is full of challenges. Some challenges are physical in nature, such as winning a race. Other challenges focus on resolving love difficulties, including divorce and misunderstanding…
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Gaunilo's argument from Anselm's point of view

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Date. Ontological arguments seek to make us understand that God exists. We do this through reason: conceiving and not observation. The first ontological argument was proposed by St. Anselm of Canterbury. The outline of his argument goes like this; God exists because we cannot imagine another greater being than God and this we believe in our mind…
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Does God exists
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Different people living in this world possess dissimilar views regarding the existence of God. However, no religious or mythological principle provides any actual evidence…
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Great Works of Western Philosophy
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The paper “Great Works of Western Philosophy” tries to reinstate the proposition that Aquinas’ criticism on the ontological argument of Anselm of the existence of God can be rather considered as an improvement of Anselm’s argument. The concept of God bears ontological argumentations…
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Significance of Descartes Two Definition of God
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"Significance of Descartes’ Two Definition of God" paper examines Descartes’ two definitions of God that are part of the continued efforts that reinforce relevant arguments about the existence of God. It is the duty of philosophers to evaluate such arguments and hence…
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Philosophy- Does God exist
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A long time ago, a friend of mine wondered much about this God whom people always told her about. I told her that He was an all-powerful, all-knowing and all-good God. “But where is He?” asked my friend. “He is everywhere.” I answered. Dissatisfied with my answer, my friend asked me as to how I am so sure that He exists…
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Anselm's Proslogion, Chapter II--The Ontological Proof of God
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There are several variations of the argument proposed by various philosophers and theologians – but the purpose of this thesis is to analyze…
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Kant's Argument for the existence of God

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The concept of God is one of the most perplexing ideas that human mind has ever thought about. If God does not exist, then the concept of God probably remains the single most significant and strong concept to have been established by human mind…
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Philiosophy journal

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On the one hand, every person has his own understanding of God interpreting things in a peculiar way. In the world, there are dozens contemporary religions exist, and there were dozens of "dead" religions which disappeared, but all of them contain universal ethical norms as God's commandments…
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God's Existence
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In the paper “God's Existence” the author tries to answer the questions which every individual would have asked as a child. "Does God exist?" "Where is God?" "Why can't we see Him?" Depending upon the outlook, insight, and depth of knowledge an individual possesses, the answer is provided…
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This article, titled On Being an Atheist, was written by H. J. McCloskey

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The capability would also amplify many minute remarks for emboldening many aspects that would admire many good virtues that may…
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Morality and God
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"Morality and God" paper argues that the idea that God does not depend upon anything for his existence means that God exists necessarily. Therefore, it is by a firm argument that it isn’t by any whit possible for God not to exist. We can conceive of the non- existence of things, but not of God!…
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Kant's Theory of Religion

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This paper gives a critical discussion of Kant's theory of religion. Immanuel Kant was one of the most prominent philosophers in the history of Western philosophy. His philosophy of religion has amazed many including his warmest admirers…
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Descartes and God

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This French philosopher, physicist, physiologist and mathematician, known as the founder of modern philosophy, had an aim of restarting philosophy in a quite new direction. Refusing to accept the…
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The Proofs of the Existence of God
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This paper “The Proofs of the Existence of God” is focused on the consideration of the evidential reasons to believe in God’s existence and to believe in His non-existence. Humanity has searched for the discovery of the nature of God for a long time since the conscious living…
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Ontology is the Best Principle that Explains the Existence of God
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This paper tells that the question regarding the existence of God is able to attract the attention of philosophers, theologians, and religious people. Religion is one of the most important institutions in the life of a human being, and this is specifically because it appears in virtually every culture…
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Evaluation of Aquinass Criticism on Gods Existence and Self-evidence
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The paper "Evaluation of Aquinas's Criticism on God's Existence and Self-evidence" intends to delineate Anselm’s ontological argument about the existence of God and Thomas Aquinas’ criticism and refutation of the view that God’s existence is self-evident…
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Morality and God
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MORALITY AND GOD Name and number: Date submitted; Introduction Many things need to be considered to appropriately label a divine being as God. It would have to be all-powerful, all-knowledgeable, is everywhere and is all powerful…
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The Necessary Being with the Idea of God
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In this paper, three of the five cosmological proofs which doctor of the Catholic Church did through logic five proofs are presented and critically evaluated. Aquinas may have successfully proven the first three proofs through logic but he fails to account for some of his a priori statements…
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Arguments about God's existence
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To most scholars of theology, the explanation about the existence of God raises pertinent issues within any religion. The main reason surrounding this fact is because beings are mortal, and the only connection between the deity and beings is belief an all powerful being exists. …
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