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Lecture 6 – April 15, 2010 Some attempts to find an Epistemic Reason for Belief in God The Design Argument 1. The parts of the human eye are so arranged as to enable it to achieve its purpose. 2. If the parts of the human eye are so arranged as to enable it to achieve its purpose, then someone designed the human eye. 3. If someone designed the human eye, God designed the human eye. 4. If God designed the human eye, then God exists.
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Unformatted text preview: : . God exists Descartes Cosmological Argument My IDEA of God exists. I can be metaphysically certain of that. How can I explain the existence of this idea? The Bad Cosmological Argument 1. The idea of God represents God. 2. Each idea is caused by whatever it is that the idea represents (CP1) 3. If the idea of ?God is caused by God, then God exists : . Godexists....
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This note was uploaded on 09/13/2011 for the course PHI 1 taught by Professor Glanzberg during the Spring '09 term at UC Davis.

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