Ontological Arguments

[Revised entry by Graham Oppy on February 3, 2015. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Ontological arguments are arguments, for the conclusion that God exists, from premises which are supposed to
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[Revised entry by Graham Oppy on February 3, 2015. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Ontological arguments are arguments, for the conclusion that God exists, from premises which are supposed to derive from some source other than observation of the world - e.g., from reason alone. In other words, ontological arguments are arguments from nothing but analytic, a priori and necessary premises to the conclusion that God exists....

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