The Cosmological Argument Mind Map

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  • ARGUMENTS FOR
    • Thomas Aquinas
      • From Motion
      • First Cause
      • Contingency and Necessity
    • The Cosmological Argument
      • ARGUMENTS AGAINST
        • David Hume
          • Fallacy of Composition
          • Limited Experience
          • Universe itself may be necessary
          • Necessary existence is illogical
        • Bertrand Russell
          • Fallacy of Composition
            • 'just because every human has a mother doesn't mean the whole of humanity has a mother'
          • Necessary doesn't mean anything - Linguistic Argument
          • Universe is a BRUTE FACT
        • Anthony Kenny
          • Principle of Intertia
    • Gottfried Leibniz
      • 'ex nihilo, nihil fit' - Parmenides
      • Principle of Sufficient Reason
    • William Lane Craig
      • 2) Actual infinities don't exist
        • Library Book Example
      • 1) Everything that begins to exist has a cause
      • 3) A cause of the universe exists = God
    • Ed Miller
      • 1) The universe exists
      • 2) It could not cause itself, can't have come from nothing and can't be an effect of infinite regress
      • 3) There must be a cause of the universe

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