Does God Exist Essay

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  • An Overview: Does God Exist?

    Name Course Tutor Date Does God Exist? Section 1 Yes, God exists. When it comes to the existence of God, there have been comprehensive revelations through personal experiences of people. Therefore, in answering and substantiating the statement in question, the paper will rely on various documented experiences such as events of the bible and other relevant material. Section 2 From other viewpoints, it seems God does not exist. As Anthony Flew states in a publication that the Biblical conception of God entails a renunciation of autonomy of the will. In this statement, he is indirectly opposing the existence of God. Specifically, he says, “…the Biblical conception of God entails a denial of freedom of the will and a complete determinism.” (Miethe…

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  • Does God Exist Essay

    In the vast study of philosophy, a particular question has baffled even the most intelligent minds. This question is, “Does God exist?” Philosophers have considered the answer to this question for centuries, each coming up with their own argument and reasons behind their thinking. A platform of debate often used is Antony Flew’s parable of the two explorers, who find a garden so beautiful, that one of the explorers is positive that there must be a gardener tending to it, even if he can’t be…

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  • Philosophy Argumentative Essay: Does God Exist?

    people often wonder, does God exists? That question has been asked for centuries. There are many people who do believe that God and worship him every day. Yet no one has had proof that a God exist. I believe the existence of unnecessary evil in this world shows that God does not exist, because what type of God would allow his people to suffer? This is the outline for my basic argument that will support my thesis. Premise 1: If God existed, he would not allow his people pain and suffering.…

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  • Why Does Evil Exist If There Is A Perfect God?

    Anthony Spanel Philosophy 1301-3001 Why Does Evil exist if there is a Perfect God? Throughout all of human history, the problem of evil has always been a question that we have struggled to answer. Many theologists have come up with theodicies that defend the existence of God and likewise many others have based their theodicies on proving that he cannot exist. Both sides center their arguments on one question. Why does evil exist if there is a perfect God? The answer to this question depends…

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  • Why God Allows Evil By Ernest Nagel And Does God Exist?

    majority of us grew up believing that there is a higher being above us that created us, that shaped our lives to be where it is now, and that being is known as god. When we were a child, we did not have a choice whether we truly believed in the existence of God. We were told what to believe and never questioned it that belief. In this essay, I will analyze the existence of god between “Does God Exist?” by Ernest Nagel and “Why God Allows Evil” by Richard Swinburne. Although Nagel rejects the…

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  • William Paley's Watchmaker Argument: Does God Exist

    I decided to base it on a question which has enamored the world for the entirety of its existence. “Does God exist?”. I will be specifically looking into the Design argument, which is an empirical argument which tries to prove the existence of God. Most of the argument consists of picking out various features of the world (mainly complex, unique things) and showing that this…

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  • Pascal's Wager Argument Essay

    Pascal’s Wager argues that it is in the best interest to believe that God does in fact exist. Pascal’s Wager holds that if you believe in God’s existence, and follow God’s wishes, then you will inevitably go to heaven. However, if you do not believe in God’s existence you will go to hell. Pascal proposes that it is well worth it to go to church on Sunday mornings instead of sleeping in, if by simply going to church you are spared from going to hell. If you live your life believing in God, and…

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  • Rene Descartes Meditation 3 Analysis

    convincing the reader that God actually does exist. He starts off by briefly explaining the first two meditations. He says in the first meditation he is doubtful about all the things he thinks he knows, and in the second meditation he states that he believes he exists when he thinks he exists. Descartes concluded that whatever he truly believes in clearly and distinctly therefore then must be…

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  • The Problem Of Evil Argument Analysis

    term “God” in the argument. “God” is defined here as omnipotent and omnibenevolent. This is the definition of God that theists tend to use. The first premise of the Problem of Evil argument is that if God does exist, then God is omnipotent. This premise is just stating the theistic definition of God. The second premise of the argument is that if God is omnipotent,…

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  • Descartes Argument For The Existence Of God

    meditations was to doubt everything and that what remained from his doubting could be considered the truth. This lead Descartes to argue for the existence of God. For the purpose of this paper, I will first discuss Descartes’s argument for the existence of God within the third and fifth meditations. I will then take issue with three of Descartes arguments. Descartes argues that some ideas are more real than others. These ideas are those that represent substances and contain more…

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