the ontological argument scholars

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  • Arguments based on reason (Ontological argument) scholars
    • Anselm
      • that which nothing greater can be conceived
      • By definition, God is a being greater than which cannot be conceived. I can conceive of such a being. It is greater to exist than not to exist. Therefore, God must exist.
    • Hume and A. J Ayer
      • can't be verified
    • Guanilo
      • Perfect island- you can use Anselm's argument to imagine anything into existence
    • Descartes
      • God is a supremely perfect being
      • a predicate of perfection is existence so God exists
    • Kant
      • existence is not a predicate
      • replies directly to Descartes


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