The Ontological Argument
Terms in this set (12)
Originator of the O.A.
Type of argument that the O.A.
Anselm's work containing his O.A.
"That than which nothing greater can be conceived"
What God is according to Anselm
The part of Anselm's book that tries to prove God is a necessary being
A mortal being - someone who has a beginning and who will die
French philosopher who developed Anselm's O.A.
Descartes' book containing the O.A.
"God is a supremely perfect being"
Descartes' description of God
Qualities or essences that an object or person has.
Triangle & Mountains/valleys
Descartes examples of predicates
20th American philosopher developed modern version