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PhilRel - notes - day04(kalam) - The Kalm Cosmological...

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The  The  Kalām Kalām  Cosmological Argument  Cosmological Argument Discussed by “the  Kalām ,”  a school of Islamic theology that  originated in the 9 th  century. William Craig  (1949 – ) See our  class website  for a link to  Craig’s debate with Michael Tooley.
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The  The  Kalām Kalām     Argument  Argument  (p. 36) (p. 36) 1. Whatever begins to exist has a cause. 2. The universe began to exist. 3. Therefore, the universe has a cause.
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Support for  Support for  Premise 2 Premise 2 “Scientific confirmation” of the claim that the physical  universe has a beginning.
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The “big bang” The “big bang” “Conical Representation of Standard Model Space-Time.  Space and time begin at the initial cosmological singularity,  before which literally nothing exists.”
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What was there  What was there  before before  the big bang?  the big bang?
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This note was uploaded on 02/28/2008 for the course PHIL 1600 taught by Professor Wesleymorriston during the Fall '07 term at Colorado.

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