The five proofs of God’s Existence – The Teleological Argument

Just when you thought Aquinas must have been tired with his arguments, youfind there was a fifth argument. And it was popularized several hundred yearsafter his time — in the late 1700s, by the English Christian philosopherWilliam Paley. And this argument for God’s existence is still around today,too. In fact, it’s one of the mostContinue reading “The five proofs of God’s Existence – The Teleological Argument”

The five proofs of God’s Existence – Argument 4

The Fourth Way: Argument from Gradation of Being This one is built on the idea that we simply need a measuring stick in order to understand the value of things. Good/bad, big/small, hot/cold – none of these concepts can exist in isolation. If you go out for a walk and you see an animal, andContinue reading “The five proofs of God’s Existence – Argument 4”

The five proofs of God’s Existence – Cosmological Argument

To continue our previous topic of philosophers trying to prove the existence of God, we should also talk about Thomas Aquinas, who gave one of the most popular philosophies when it comes to discussing God. Anselm’s argument was considered weak by many. So just like others, Aquinas dismissed it. But to dismiss it, he knewContinue reading “The five proofs of God’s Existence – Cosmological Argument”

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