Definition of ontological argument in English:
The argument that God, being defined as most great or perfect, must exist, since a God who exists is greater than a God who does not. Compare with argument from design, cosmological argument, and teleological argument.
- So, in the end, all three arguments reduce to the ontological argument, which tells us that God must exist, since existence belongs to the very concept of God.
- However, the contention that the cosmological argument depends on the ontological argument is based on a confusion.
- The most important of those proofs were the ontological argument, the cosmological argument, and the teleological argument.
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