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  • Does God Exist?

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    Either God exists or He doesn't. There is no middle ground. Any attempt to remain neutral in relation to God's existence is automatically synonymous with unbelief. The question for God's existence is really important. Does God exist? Theology, cosmological, teleological and ontological arguments are all have ways to prove the existence of God. With all of these great arguments how can one deny that there is a God. There is a God and with these reasons I will prove that. There are two types of theology

  • FInal PAPER

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    Yash Patel Professor- Dr. Witmer Cosmological Argument There are many arguments that try to prove the existence of a God: fine-tuning argument, the objection from the threat of Spinozism, the objection from the impossibility of a necessary creator, cosmological argument, etc. However, the one that I find both plausible and suited for us to give a good argument for either God himself or, at least, some kind of first cause or ultimate explainer. The cosmological argument claims that the existence

  • The Existence Of God 's Existence

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    which is supported by him giving us the free will and moral choice.Lastly they argue the idea that everything has an exact cause and if that exact cause hasn 't been identified yet, its probably because it caused itself .Which is opposed by the Cosmological argument where everything summed up to God being that creator.God created the universe and everything in it for a reason. We rely on one another, we learn from mistakes, we grow and advance in so many ways.Every single person and thing made on

  • Varying Arguments for the Existence of God

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    (Ontological Argument), or a posteriori, dependent on experience and based on observations of how the world is (Cosmological and Teleological Arguments). This paper will focus on the Cosmological Argument, and show that its underlying principle, the Principle of Sufficient Reason, fails to establish it as a sound argument for the existence of God. To accomplish this, I will, first, define the Cosmological Argument and the Principle of Sufficient Reason; then explain the argument, and how it is based on the

  • Analysis on Atheism

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    To be honest with you I think some of McCloskey questions of the existence of God are based and as a Christian I know I have questioned the existence of God at one point in my life. I had to really learn the hard way. From the article one can see that McCloskey is trying very hard to dismiss every claim of the theistic view. From the videos on blackboard, when someone decides to prove something or someone, then that means there is certainty and assurance that thing is absolutely true. The truth of

  • Response to the Atheist

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    opposing theistic perspective pertaining to the existence of God. It argues for the reasons and virtues behind the belief of atheism to prove its superiority over theism as a source of strength. In the essay, McCloskey refers to arguments like the cosmological argument, teleological argument, and arguments from design as proofs. He argues that since there is no evidence to prove these arguments to be true, therefore they aren’t and for that reason the idea of the mere existence of God should be removed

  • On Being an Atheist, by H.J. McCloskey

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    article “ On Being an Atheist,” H.J. McCloskey attempts to inform his readers that the belief in atheism is a “much more comfortable belief” by effectively using a disdainful rhetoric towards theists and their faith. McCloskey delves into both the Cosmological and Teleological arguments, which within he criticizes the arguments and to further his argument against theism, he also presents the Problem of Evil and why evil cannot possibly exist with a perfect God being the creator of universe. What will

  • God’s Existence and the importance of the resurrection to Christianity

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    victory over death. To begin, proof of God’s existence is seen in the group of cosmological arguments. The cosmological arguments are a set of arguments that demonstrate the existence of a sufficient reason or first cause of the existence of the cosmos, or the universe as a whole. There are three different types of cosmological arguments, the Kalam, Thomist and and Leibnizian cosmological arguments. Proponents of the cosmological argument include Plato, Aristotle, and John Locke. Contemporary defenders

  • Aquinas and Edwards

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    existence of God; Aquinas’ arguments are based on experience. Aquinas put together five different ways that are five separate arguments. This essay is going to go in depth about the second way (argument) that is the argument from efficient causality (cosmological argument) and Paul Edward’s objection against it. The second way is from the nature of the efficient cause. Due to the fact that the world relies on sense, Aquinas believed that there is an order of efficient causes. There is no case that is possible

  • Cosmological Function Of Myth Essay

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    What is good? Philosophers such as Plato would describe something virtuous as something that has a function and fulfills it adequately, though ideally exceptionally. It is for this reason, we will explore The Four Functions of Myth: Mystical, Cosmological, Sociological, and Pedagogical, in order to see if the gods are successful at fulfilling these functions. The Mystical function of myth is to endow listeners with a feeling of awe, a sense of wonder, and the desire to know more. The gods do this