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First Principles: “What We Can’t Not Know” First Principles: “What We Can’t Not Know”

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First Principles First Principles 1. Being is (B is) Principle of Existence 2. Being is Being (B is B) Principle of Identity 3. Being is not non-Being (B is not non-B) Principle of non-contradiction 4. Either Being or non-Being (B or non-B) Principle of the excluded middle 5. Non-Being can not cause Being (non-B > B) Principle of Causality 6. Contingent Being can not cause contingent Being (Bc > Bc) Principle of Contingency 7. Only necessary Being can cause contingent 1. Being is (B is) Principle of Existence 2. Being is Being (B is B) Principle of Identity 3. Being is not non-Being (B is not non-B) Principle of non-contradiction 4. Either Being or non-Being (B or non-B) Principle of the excluded middle 5. Non-Being can not cause Being (non-B > B) Principle of Causality 6. Contingent Being can not cause contingent Being (Bc > Bc) Principle of Contingency 7. Only necessary Being can cause contingent
First Principles First Principles 8. Necessary Being can not cause necessary Being (Bn > Bn) The negative principle of modality 9. Every contingent being is caused by a necessary Being (Bn g Bc) The principle of existential causality 10.Necessary Being exists (Bn) Principle of existential necessity 11.Contingent Being exists (Bc) Principle of existential contingency 12.Necessary Being is similar to contingient Being it causes (Bn – similar g Bc) Principle of Analogy 8. Necessary Being can not cause necessary Being (Bn > Bn) The negative principle of modality 9. Every contingent being is caused by a necessary Being (Bn g Bc) The principle of existential causality 10.Necessary Being exists (Bn) Principle of existential necessity 11.Contingent Being exists (Bc) Principle of existential contingency 12.Necessary Being is similar to contingient Being it causes (Bn – similar g Bc) Principle of Analogy

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First Principles Applied:
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• TOBI ENGLAND

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