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PHIL 1200 Lecture 3: Lecture 3

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PHIL 1200
David R.Hampton

oD82 Iftherecan be anythingwithouta cause, itmayjustas well be the world rather than God Cannot be validity in that argument Does everything have to have a cause Physical things ALWAYS have causes Non-physical – no causes? How can a non-physical cause a physical It just happens There is no reason why the world could not have come into being without a cause Nor is there any reason why it should not have always existed There is no reason to suppose that the world had a beginning at all The idea that things must have a beginning is really due to the poverty of our imagination Where do we draw the line for exceptions of that which has no causation Natural-law argument Problem – the harmony and rational consistency of the world that believers attribute to natural law and God’s perfect design is mostly a matter of perspective In truth, the world is more random than we
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