The Ontological Argument

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  • it says something like "God is an existing being so God exists".
    • A "tired tautology"
  • Does everyone agree with Anselm's definition of God?
    • Argument based on this
    • Aquinas
      • God's existence is not self-evident
        • The statement "there is no truth" is contradictory if it is to be believed
          • The statement "there is no God" is not contradictory since a state of godlessness can be imagined
      • Ontological argument assumes we have a shared understanding of God

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