It seems that the existence of god is self-evident now those things are said to be self-evident to us theknowledge of which is naturally implanted in us, as we can see in regard to first principles but as damascene says (de fide orth i, 1,3), the knowledge of god is naturally implanted in all. The problem is that this argument involves complicated metaphysics with a lot of moving parts therefore, this argument might be too heavy too. Consequently, the modal ontological argument is a logical argument, but not an ontological argument in the sense of having any existential relevance no philosophical argument for the existence of god, can be initiated with a definition of god, because god is not within human experience. The cosmological argument is the argument that the existence of the world or universe is strong evidence for the existence of a god who created it the existence of the universe, the argument claims, stands in need of explanation, and the only adequate explanation of its existence is that it was created by god. Sound arguments for god's existence discussion in 'christianity and world religion' started by askthefamily, feb 22, 2018 page 3 of 3 prev 1 2 3 mar 5, 2018 #41.
Published: mon, 5 dec 2016 descartes' argument for god's existence sprang from the argument he used from proving his own he started constructing his argument from the only two statements he found out he is sure of, that he exist, and he is thinking. Sound = a deductive argument is sound if and only if it is both valid, and all its premises are true valid = a deductive argument is said to be valid if and only if it takes a form that makes it impossible for the premises to be true and the conclusion nevertheless to be false. Throughout human history, one of the most effective arguments for the existence of god has been the cosmological argument, which addresses the fact that the universe (cosmos) is here and therefore must be explained in some fashion. The modal ontological argument only proves the possibility of god, by virtue of modal logic and axiom s5 the teleological argument fails the transcendental argument fails.
Is there one sound/valid syllogistic argument for the existence of god discussion in ' religion and ethics ' started by newpolitics , sep 15, 2014 facebook. T or f: according to row, guanilo's greatest island argument seems to be no threat to anselm's argument true t or f: rowe believes that anslem's argument fails as a proof of the existence of god. The arguments are often named as follows: (1) argument from motion, (2) argument from efficient cause, (3) argument from necessary being, (4) argument from gradations of goodness, and (5) argument from design. The cosmological argument is less a particular argument than an argument type it uses a general pattern of argumentation (logos) that makes an inference from particular alleged facts about the universe (cosmos) to the existence of a unique being, generally identified with or referred to as god. The existence of god is neither precluded nor rendered improbable by the existence of evil of course, suffering and misfortune may nonetheless constitute a problem for the theist but the problem is not that his beliefs are logically or probabilistically incompatible.
Best answer: i congratulate your effort, but as others have pointed out, the logic (by logic standards) falls short however, there are many logical arguments for the existence of god, and i list these links here for you to read them and learn. This attempt to prove god's existence argues that the universe shows a design, and thus there must exist a designer (god) st thomas aquinas argument (fifth way) 1) the universe and a watch are similar in that they are both complex things. Moral arguments for god's existence form a diverse family of arguments that reason from some feature of morality or the moral life to the existence of god, usually understood as a morally good creator of the universe.
They have also believed that an effective rational argument for god's existence is an important first step in opening the mind to the possibility of faith—in clearing some of the roadblocks and rubble that prevent people from taking the idea of divine revelation seriously. An ontological argument is a philosophical argument for the existence of god that uses ontologymany arguments fall under the category of the ontological, and they tend to involve arguments about the state of being or existing. Descartes proof of god's existence is ontological like st anselm's descartes backed into the claim that god must exist bec we as thinker's indubitably exist (the cogito axiom) the thinking activities like doubting and thinking about god are ipso facto, deductive proof of god's existence.
If a previous efficient cause does not exist, neither does the thing that results (the effect) therefore if the first thing in a series does not exist, nothing in the series exists if the series of efficient causes extends ad infinitum into the past, for then there would be no things existing now. Answer: the cosmological argument attempts to prove god's existence by observing the world around us (the cosmos) it begins with what is most obvious in reality: things exist it begins with what is most obvious in reality: things exist. A sound argument must meet conditions: (1) it two is logically valid (ie, its conclusion follows from the premises by the rules of logic), and (2) its premises are true if an argument is sound, then the truth of the conclusion follows necessarily from the premises. Design arguments are empirical arguments for the existence of god these arguments typically, though not always, proceed by attempting to identify various empirical features of the world that constitute evidence of intelligent design and inferring god's existence as the best explanation for these features.
The ontological argument is an argument for god's existence based entirely on reason according to this argument, there is no need to go out looking for physical evidence of god's existence we can work out that he exists just by thinking about it. Resolved: the moral argument for the existence of god is sound this debate is in response to my opponent's forum post challenging the atheistig debaters to the moral argument. Examples of arguments for god's existence are the kalam cosmological argument, the fine-tuning argument, the five ways, leibnizian cosmological argument, arguments from religious experience, moral argument, and others.