Lecture 5 - If proven without premisesthe denial of God...

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Lecture 5 14/09/2010 09:01:00 Consistency and Consequence Cleanthes Based on the world, God is perfect and great designer Philo and Demea  You can’t tell much from the creation of the world The world could have been created by a perfect Creator or an imperfect  creator –both possibilities Matter of Facts  Proven by experience Cannot be proven a priori Ex. God Exists The denial of this must be based on premises 
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Unformatted text preview: If proven without premisesthe denial of God Exists must itself be a contradiction DEMEA: Denial of existence leads to Contradiction CLEANTHES: No Denial of existence leads to contradiction o What we think/imagine existence. ..its just as easy to imagine non-existence o No contradiction in non-existence 14/09/2010 09:01:00 14/09/2010 09:01:00...
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Lecture 5 - If proven without premisesthe denial of God...

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