betrand russell on the ontological argument

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  • Bertrand Russell on the Ontological argument
    • criticised the ontological argument
    • 'the present king of france is bald'
      • not true, but does it mean that the statement is true?
        • no, as there is no such thing as the 'present king of france'
    • our use of applying predicates such as bald or not bald is not enough to demonstarte that something exists
    • when we start to apply predicates to something whose existence is uncertain, we cant expect the normal rules of linguistic logic to apply


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