Philosophy 1020 Lecture Notes - William Lane Craig, Kalam Cosmological Argument, Kalam

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William lane craig is a research professor of philosophy. He is the author of several works including the kalam cosmological argument. The kalam argument refers to a version of the cosmological argument. The argument shows that the universe had a beginning. Anything that begins to exist must have a cause that brings it into being i) ii) iii) Therefore, the universe has a cause i ) whatever brings to exist has a cause: If god began to exist at a point in time, this this is as great a puzzle as the beginning of the universe. Or if god existed for infinite time, then the same arguments would apply to his existence as would apply to the infinite duration of the universe. If it be said that god is timeless, then this is a complete mystery. Time is undifferentiated, and is incompatible with kalam argument that infinite regress of events can"t exist: philosophical argument:

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