phi March_19 - 5 Therefore “God” exist Is Locke a deist...

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March 19, 2009 Locke cosmological argument Perception: there is something rather than nothing 1) A non-entity could not produce any real being 2) A non-eternal thing must have a beginning 3) All things that have a beginning must come from something real and not from nothing 4) There must be at least 1 being that is eternal , is real, is real and cognitive
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Unformatted text preview: 5) Therefore, “God” exist Is Locke a deist? Deism- belief that there is a god that creates and walks away Theism- belief in god Atheism- belief that there is not a god Agnostic- refusal to commit whether there is or is not a god Locke’s picture of god is mechanistic Naturalistic- nature sustains, changes, develops, etc....
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