Philosophy104 - Philosophy 104 1/31/07 11:47a "I don't...

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Philosophy 104                                1/31/07 11:47a  “I don’t know on whom the burden of proof lies”-Bunzl It’s possible that God exists but if its possible for God to exist and he does not  actually resist in reality Existence is a great making property: A God that exist is greater then a God whose  existence is merely possible Objections to Anselm The Reducto argument due to Gaunilo 1.Surely an island in which no greater can be conceived 2.But existence is a great making pro 3.Therefore such an island must exist Argument not analogous- God is greater than anything else but the island  only makes sense compared to other islands The argument from mathematics o There is no greatest number because every number has a larger  number. Is existence a great making property
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2008 for the course PHIL 730 104 01 taught by Professor Bunzl during the Spring '08 term at Rutgers.

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