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What is the moral argument for the existence of God?

What is the moral argument for the existence of God?

Moral arguments for the existence of God suggest that religion and morality are necessarily interdependent; you cannot have one with the other. God’s existence is required for there to be moral order in the world, and moral order cannot occur without God. Such arguments remain popular today among some theologians.

How did Thomas Aquinas prove the existence of God?

In Aquinas’s system, God is that paramount perfection. Aquinas’s fifth and final way to demonstrate God’s existence is an argument from final causes, or ends, in nature (see teleology). Again, he drew upon Aristotle, who held that each thing has its own natural purpose or end.

Did philosophy believe in God?

Pascal’s wager is an argument in philosophy presented by the seventeenth-century French philosopher, theologian, mathematician and physicist, Blaise Pascal (1623-1662). It posits that humans bet with their lives that God either exists or does not. Pascal argues that a rational person should live as though God exists and seek to believe in God.

Which philosophers believed in God?

The easiest way to answer this question in the affirmative is to point out the philosophers who do believe in God. Many historical philosophers ranging from Kant to Kierkegaard, Anselm to Anscombe, Hegel to Husserl, have been theists, but I’ll focus on living philosophers.

What are the theories of God’s existence?

If there is no purpose to a person’s life, then that person’s life is pointless. Human life cannot be pointless. Each human life has a purpose (from 1 & 2). The purpose of each individual person’s life must derive from the overall purpose of existence. There is an overall purpose of existence (from 3 and 4)

Can logic prove the existence of God?

In conclusion it appears that logic cannot prove the existence of God, as just because we can identify something as having the capabilities to exist doesn’t mean it exist. Similarly logic doesn’t prove existence as further evidence is needed to make such a strong conclusion that God exists.