Existence of God

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  • God: The Existence Of God

    The Existence of God The question of whether God exists or not is a difficult question to answer because there is no definite proof to prove He exists. It has been such a controversial topic that to this day there is still no universally accepted answer. A scientific point of view and a religious point of view, both have their own reasons and speculations and although some points are mutually accepted, there is no mutual answer to this question. A great majority in the scientific side will believe God does not exist while the religious side disagrees and vice versa as long as both sides have no solid proof. By a solid proof, I mean something where people can clearly see that it is in fact proof of God’s existence. Words, speculations, and…

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  • Descartes Existence Of God

    I think that if 'cogito ergo sum ' is the foundation of Descartes ' project in the Meditations, the existence of God is the cornerstone that joins the internal and the external world, making knowledge possible beyond the sole account of the self. Therefore, God 's existence has a major role in the overall argument - it is that which enables the thinker to take the first steps towards the 'unification of sciences '. However, in my opinion, it is not employed correctly, as Descartes, in…

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  • Anselm's Argument For The Existence Of God

    The argument for the existence of God will always give rise to infinitive points of view. St. Anselm (c. 1033- April 21, 1109) was distinguished philosopher, scholar, theologian and an Italian monk who later went on to become the Archbishop of Canterbury. His thinking and writings about God and the disposition of faith has influenced and fascinated scholars and philosophers since the Middle Ages—some would even say he is the most important Christian thinker of the 11th century. In his highly…

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  • Arguments To Establish The Existence Of God

    how our world began and if there exists a greater being. In this essay I will be examining the arguments surrounding the existence of God. There are three main arguments that hope to establish the existence of God, such as, the Ontological, Cosmological, and Teleological arguments, and in this essay I will analyze each, and point out which one has the greatest chance at being convincing. In Anselm’s Ontological Argument, he plans to establish, that there is a God, purely from his definition of…

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  • Existence Of God Or Better, Who Is God?

    66. What is God, or better, WHO IS ‘GOD’? • Undeniably, the belief system of anyone is closely connected to the achieved step on the ladder of Evolution. Therefore, an inherent aptitude cannot be voluntarily modified into something else the person cannot be ‘mentally comfortable’ with. Not surprisingly, that throughout the history, in the natural absence of the clear consensus on Existence of God and character of God, various concepts have emerged among Terrestrial Humans. To some is heart…

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  • God In Thomas Aquinas The Existence Of God

    Existence of God due to Efficient Causes Gods have been worshiped by many cultures throughout the entirety of human existence. Gods are seen as saviors, and every culture around the world maintains their own interpretation of God. Just like Gods have been idolized, they have also been questioned. Many philosophers throughout history have debated the question of whether God exists. In his paper The Existence of God, Thomas Aquinas claims that God exists because he is the first efficient cause of…

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  • Existence Of God

    If God exists, why is there so much evil in the world? God is described as an all-good (omnibenevolent), all-knowing (omniscient), and all-powerful (omnipotent), overall superior being. We believe that if God is real and he is what he is portrayed to be, there should be no evil. This presents us with the problem of evil: the difficulty of reconciling the existence of suffering and other evils in the world with the existence of God. (Lawhead 364). There are two different kinds of evil that exist;…

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  • Thomas Aquinas: The Existence Of God

    The existence of God has been a talked subject for more than 100 decades. Throughout this time we’ve managed to take a step forward into finalizing the question once and for all. We have the cosmological view and teleological view that help us understand if we do believe on God or if we don’t. There are two types of people in this world. One that doesn’t need proof to understand that there is a God. and the other that need logic to understand if there is a God. I don’t consider myself an atheist…

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  • Nietzsche's Argument For The Existence Of God

    Nietzsche believed in the concept of infinity in more ways than just infinity’s existence. He seemed to suggest a living person’s life was not the only one lived by that person’s self; an individual’s life was the recurrence of his/her own self from a previous life ad infinitum. In this way, Nietzsche provided arguments against the prevalent Christian beliefs on the origin of the earth. One method he used, was utilizing ever evolving scientific theory as foundations and premises for his…

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  • Mccloskey's Arguments For The Existence Of God

    The subject of whether or not God exists has elicited numerous philosophical debates over the years. Many philosophers have questioned whether God exists, with some arguing that he does exist while others refute this claim. The debates on the existence of God is based on the teleological and cosmological arguments. In his article, McCloskey refutes the claims made by these two arguments and holds that they are false. The author states that humans should dismiss the idea of God since there is…

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