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Unformatted text preview: ultimate cause or reason. Lemma 2: So there must be a first cause. Premise 4: If this first cause did not have to exist, then there would be no reason why it existed rather than something else. Premise 5: For anything that exists, there is a reason why it exists rather than something else. Lemma 3: So there must be a first cause that exists who carries the reason of existence in himself. Conclusion: There is a Deity....
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This note was uploaded on 05/31/2011 for the course PHIL 101 taught by Professor Neta during the Spring '07 term at UNC.
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