Cosmological Argument

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  • Cosmological Argument
    • Aristotle
      • First unmoved mover
      • God is outside t+s
      • God created but didn't sustain or act on the universe
    • Aquinas
      • First Way- motion
        • Unmoved first mover=GOD
        • No infinite regress
        • Move when external force is applied
      • Third Way
        • Universe began to exist so must have a cause
          • Time when nothing existed=       nothing would exist now
            • MUST be necessary being to bring everything else into existence
              • If God didn't exist nothing would exist now
    • Leibniz
      • Rejects IR as not satisfactory explanation for universes' existence
  • God is outside t+s
  • Move when external force is applied

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