The Cosmological Argument: Copleston

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  • The Cosmological Argument: Copleston.
    • Proposed his argument in BBC Radio Debate in 1947
    • 1. Things in the world that are contingent might not have existed.
    • 2. All things are like this.
      • 1. Things in the world that are contingent might not have existed.
      • Everything depends on something else for its existence.
    • 3. There must be a cause for everything.
      • 2. All things are like this.
        • Everything depends on something else for its existence.
      • Outside of the universe.
    • 4. Necessary being which contains reason for existence in itself.
      • 3. There must be a cause for everything.
        • Outside of the universe.
      • = God.

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