Ontological Argument

nings.doyle9418
Mind Map by nings.doyle9418, updated more than 1 year ago
nings.doyle9418
Created by nings.doyle9418 over 6 years ago
78
0

Description

AS Philosophy of Religion and Ethics: The Ontological Argumetn
Tags

Resource summary

Ontological Argument
1 Anselm's
1.1 The man himself:
1.1.1 Archbishop of Canterbury- therefore Theist
1.1.1.1 From a religious perspective
1.1.2 1033-1109
1.2 Starting point
1.2.1 1) Proposed def. of GOD
1.2.1.1 (quote) 'God is the thought than which nothing greater can be thought
1.2.2 2) Absurd to suggest God does not exist
1.2.2.1 Even fool of Psalm 14 must see
1.2.2.1.1 Was a non-believer
1.2.2.1.2 Even suggestion GOD does not exist requires concept of God
1.2.2.1.2.1 Painter:
1.2.2.1.2.1.1 Has idea of painting for it is painted
1.2.2.1.2.1.1.1 Once painted it exists in his thoughts + reality
1.3 Gaunilo's objection
1.3.1 Would it arg also prove anything 'perfect' exists?
1.3.1.1 'the most perfect island'
1.3.1.1.1 As it is 'the most perfect' it must exist
1.3.1.1.1.1 If it didn't exist, even the most horrible island in existing would be better
1.4 Anslem's response
1.4.1 He wasn't arguing about contingent things (like islands) which are rooted in time and space
1.4.1.1 He was talking about GOD
1.4.1.1.1 quote: (Proslogion) the greatest thing that can be thought
Show full summary Hide full summary

Similar

PSYA1 - attachment, AQA psychology
Tess W
Cells And Cell Techniques - Flashcards (AQA AS-Level Biology)
Henry Kitchen
Biological Psychology - Stress
Gurdev Manchanda
AS Biology Unit 1
lilli.atkin
The Heart
annalieharrison
OCR Chemistry - Atoms, Bonds and Groups (Definitions)
GwynsM
Memory Key words
Sammy :P
AQA Biology 12.1 cellular organisation
Charlotte Hewson
AQA Biology 11.2 mitosis
Charlotte Hewson
Alcohols
Bee Brittain
AQA Biology 11.1 replication of DNA
Charlotte Hewson