week 6 DQ 1 - designed by an intelligent source. The...

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What are key differences between the ontological, teleological, and cosmological arguments? Identify the philosopher who you think best supports his or her argument. Explain your answer briefly. There are a few different arguments when it comes to the existence of a higher power. The cosmological argument of the existence of a high power pretty much states that everything that begins to exist has a cause of existence. The teleological argument states that some products on Earth and the universe cannot be made by natural design, so there for, must have been
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Unformatted text preview: designed by an intelligent source. The ontological argument is arguments from nothing but analytic, a priori and necessary premises to the conclusion that God exists. I feel that Kalam supports the cosmological argument very well. Kalam argues that since everything that begins to exist has a cause of existence. The universe began to exist so the universe has a cause of existence. If something has a finite past, its existence has a cause, so therefore the universe has a finite past so the universe has a cause of existence....
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2011 for the course PHI/105 105 taught by Professor Aprilharden during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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