Clarke’s Cosmological Argument- Existence of God Essay

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Analyze and discuss one and only one of the following two classical arguments for the existence of God:

1. St. Anselm’s Ontological Argument

2. Clarke’s Cosmological Argument

You may argue for the soundness of the argument, but you must

take up and defend a specific position.

Defend a thesis and should proceed according to the following format: Thesis, Argument, Objection(s), Response(s), Conclusion ? Include citations to the primary required class readings. These and any additional sources must be properly cited using MLA format. ? Fall within the following length requirements: 1200-1500 words.

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Clarke’s Cosmological Argument
It’s always controversial for the philosophers and scientists in their study towards the
existence of God. Arguments exist which have resulted in the formulation of theories to prove
that God exists. The methods have been supporting or opposing the existence of God. The
Clarkes cosmological arguments aim at providing factual evidence on God’s presence. As is
provides evidence, criticism is also encountered to oppose the case and claim that God never
exists and what cosmological argument holds is nothing but lies.
The evidence the discussion provides shows God exists. It majorly focuses on the
behavior of natural things that follow a specific sequence and also explains that everything has a
particular origin. Nothing has a traceable origin; hence there must be an infinite being who
controls everything. The argument rises from human curiosity to why there is something but not
nothing at all or something else. It explains what exists contingently as well as raising
fundamental questions on necessity and contingency. It defines the infinity in terms of the nature
of time and the origin of the universe.
Samuel Clarke an English Clergyman and a philosopher formulated the cosmological
argument in the existence of God. The case is based on reason which proceeds on the presence of
the physical universe. Clarke made a distinction between independent and dependent beings. He

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argues that humans that owe their existence to others are helpless; otherwise, they would be
independent. In that chain of dependence, there must be some being...

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