The cosmological argument-The three ways (simple)

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Describe the three ways of the cosmological argument

The cosmological argument by Aquinas looks at the ideas of cause, contingency and motion to prove the existence of God.

The first way

§  Observation: Things are in the process of change (motion).

§  Whatever is in the process of change must be changed by something else.

§  An infinite regress of movers each changed by another is impossible.

§  Therefore there must be an unmoved first mover, this is God.

The second way

§  Observation: We observe chains…


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