Cosmological Argument against the existence of God

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  • Cosmological Argument
    • St Thomas Aquinas
      • Written in his book the Summa Theologica
    • Aims to prove that God exists and that the world was created by God.
    • Uses reasoning to show that God created the world rather than using revelation.
      • Philosophical argument that doesn't depend on prior religious knowledge or belief
    • 1. Everything is caused by something else
      • 2. Infinite regress - going back endlessly
        • 3. First cause must exist
          • 4. Uncaused cause - it must be caused
            • 5. God is the only entity capable
              • 6. Universe - everything is caused by God
                • 7. Dominos analogy
    • Also known as The First Cause Argument


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