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cosmological argument

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cosmological argument (plural cosmological arguments)

  1. (theology, philosophy) A type of argument for the existence of God, arguing that since every thing and event has a cause, there must be an uncaused first cause.

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  • cosmological argument” in Dictionary.com Unabridged, v1.0.1, Lexico Publishing Group, 2006.
  • cosmological+argument” in Microsoft's Encarta World English Dictionary, North American Edition (2007)
  • "the general causality argument" in "The Existence of God" by P.J. Toner, in The Catholic Encyclopedia, Robert Appleton Company, New York, 1911.
  • "cosmological argument" in FOLDOP - Free On-Line Dictionary Of Philosophy.
  • "cosmological argument" in A Dictionary of Philosophical Terms and Names (Garth Kemerling, 1997-2002)
  • Dictionary of Philosophy, Dagobert D. Runes (editor) (Philosophical Library, 1962), see: "Cosmological argument for God" by Herman Hausheer, page 68