Monthly Archives: February 2013

Descartes Version of the Ontological Argument

Rene Descartes (1596—1650) What was Descartes Ontological Argument? Descartes Ontological Argument uses the example of triangle to try to prove God’s existence. Descartes Ontological argument is that existence is necessary to God as 3 sides are necessary to a triangle.  In this argument, existence is a predicate. Descartes writes this argument in his Meditations on […]

The Ontological Argument for the Existence of God

What is the Ontological Argument? The Ontological argument for God’s existence is often the most difficult to understand.  I would like to simplify the argument and break it down into easy understandable steps! The Ontological argument is a popular exam or essay question in AS, A-Level and degree level philosophy. The Ontological argument was first […]

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