Philosophy Revision Notes


Cosmological Argument - The First Cause

  • Thomas Aquinas
  • Used reason/logic to prove God's existence
  • Everything in the world has been brought into being or caused by something else. 
  • Something cannot come from nothing.
  • Line of dominoes, everything is part of a chain of cause and effect.
  • Something had to start the chain of cause and effect
  • The universe must have had a First Cause. (God)
  • First Cause = Eternal 
  • Otherwise…


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