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Ontological Argument by Mind Map: Ontological Argument
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Ontological Argument

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Kant

Bertrand Russell

Pro-Kant

Leibniz

Anti-Liebniz : No matter how many perfections we can imagine God to have, you cannot define God into existence. -Hume

God must exist, as God lacks no perfections but for God not to exist would be meaningless (Pro Anselm)

Renee Descartes

David Hume

Richard Dawkins

Anselm

Definition of God: 'That than which nothing greater can be concieved'

God has neccessary existence

Deduced the attributes of God from the perfection which is inherent in the concept of God itself

Strengths

Thomas Aquinas

Anti-Anselm

A posteriori only can be used to show God's existence in reality.

Gaunilo

Response to Anselm: An island could be conceived, of which no greater exists.

Norman Malcolm

1)God does not exist, 2) God exists contingently, 3) God exists neccesarily

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