The Ontological Argument Key Words

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An argument that does not rely on the evidence of the senses, but on logical argument
a priori
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The argument contains the conclusion that it reaches
deductive
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It is true by definition alone
analytic
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Something that must, logically exist
necessary being
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They developed the argument
Anselm of Canterbury
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All knowing
Omniscient
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All powerful
Omnipotent
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A God not worthy of worship
Useless God
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Truth claims which come from experience and knowledge
a posteriori
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Something that depends on other things in order to exist
Contingent being
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Something that is true without seeing or experiencing it
Predicate
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As great as possible
Maximally great
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As excellent as possible
Maximally excellent
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The argument contains the conclusion that it reaches

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It is true by definition alone

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Something that must, logically exist

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They developed the argument

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