Cosmological arguments revision quiz

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  • Created on: 02-12-11 13:32
What is Aquinas' way 1 the argument for?
unmoved mover
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What is Aquinas' way 3 the argument for?
contingency
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What does contingent mean in philisophical terms?
something that has a beginning and depends on something for existence
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What does infinite mean?
something that has neither a beginning or end
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What is Aquinas' way 2 the argument for?
uncaused causer
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What is cause in philosophical terms
something which brings abour an effect or result
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Why did Kant reject Aquinas' 3rd way?
rejected concept of necessary existence with respect to the ontological argument
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Why did Mackie reject Aquinas' 3rd way?
questioned the assumption of there being necessary being and that it is God
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What is Hume's critisms to Aquinas' cosmological arguments?
the fallacy of composition- wheter it is necessary for the whole universe to have a cause just because everything within the universe has a preceding cause
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What did Copleston debate about?
Aquinas' 3rd way, universe can only be explained with God, God is his own sufficient cause, explaining the universe is important
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What did Russell debate about?
universe just is as it is beyond human comprehension
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Who was Copleston?
A priest and philosopher
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Who was Russell?
An agnostic and philosopher
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Sam Casson

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some of the answers in this quiz are wrong. 

Lottie

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oviously you are meant to pick the right one

Chloe Smith

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obviously*

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