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Unformatted text preview: everything. Muslims also believe that the universe had a beginning, as supported by the Big Bang Theory. Immanual Kant, who argued both sides of the theological argument in typical philosophical fashion, studied the universe and its creation extensively. Though his position evolved over time, he always believed that the universe had a beginning. Nearly everything within astronomy relates in some way to philosophy and religion. Every new discovery raises new questions that cause us to reflect on our existence how the universe began, who and what else is out there, how it will end and everything in between. Depending on ones perspective, astronomy and related theories such as the Big Bang Theory, may either give proof of the existence of a god or proof of non-existence. Either way, astronomy causes us to think much in the way that philosophy or theology does....
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