Yet another new cosmological argument

Christopher Gregory Weaver
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
I argue that the existence of a necessary concrete being can be derived from an exceedingly weak causal principle coupled with two contingent truths one of which falls out of very popular positions in contemporary analytic metaphysics. I then show that the argument resists a great many objections commonly lodged against natural theological arguments of the cosmological variety.
Keywords cosmological argument  causation  purely contingent events
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DOI 10.1007/s11153-015-9534-1
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