• A Proof For The Existence Of God
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    The quandary of the existence of God has troubled mankind for thousands of years. The existence of God was once never denied, as His presence, His existence was evident in miracles and the people s faith. But time and the advancement of modern science have called God and His very nature into question. The Perfect Being has become the source of much doubt and controversy. What was once certain and surely unquestionable has become the most questioned. The faithful, believing people have become uns...
  • Descartes And The Existance Of God
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    Descartes and the Existence of God. In this paper I will be to examining Descartes argument for the existence of God. The first thing we will do is look at Descartes proof for the existence of God, and then discuss the reasons that Descartes has for proving God s existence. We will also discuss some of the consequences that appear as a result of God s existence. The last thing we will do is look at some complications and problems that exist with Descartes proof. The main problem with most of the...
  • William James Evidence Reason God
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    The Compatibility of Faith and Reason When comparing the two selections by W. K. Clifford and William James on the compatibility of faith and reason, I feel that both arguments make very valid points. However I do think, after careful reading and based on my own experience, that William James has the stronger argument. William James The Will to Believe claims that Our passional nature not only lawfully may, but must, decide an option between propositions, whenever it is a genuine option that can...
  • St Thomas Aquinas Existence Of God
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    St. Thomas Aquinas First Two Ways in Proving the Existence of God It is my view that God exists, and I think that Aquinas first two ways presents a successful argument for the existence of God. No doubt, the arguments have weak points which are subjected to criticism but nonetheless, in my opinion, these propositions by Aquinas do indeed accomplish their purpose in establishing the existence of a Greatest Conceivable Being that is the unmoved mover and uncaused cause. I believe that this ultimat...