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Notes 9:23:10 - Phil 134 Notes A being of which we could...

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Phil 134 Notes 9/23/10 A being of which we could conceive of no greater being, and you could conceive of that being as being understood and in the understanding the mind grasped as a being in which there could be no greater being, but one could also conceive of being greater then that, a being of which no greater being could be or be conceived and that such a being of a being was such in mind and we could conceive of a being in which none could be greater and we find that we have no actually conceived of a being of which there could be none better unless there necessarily is, not only in mind but in fact, of a being in which there could be a being which there is none greater then You have to conceive a being, and if you have done that you now see there is a greatest being And it must be real, because if it weren’t real there would be something greater then it How to spoil the argument: if existing were not greater then not existing, and you might have a necessary being that’s not god if good isn’t better then bad and
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This note was uploaded on 01/17/2012 for the course PHIL 134 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at UNC.

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Notes 9:23:10 - Phil 134 Notes A being of which we could...

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