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28. God / B. Proving God / 1. Proof of God

[using reason to convince of God's existence]

8 ideas
For Aristotle God is defined in an axiom, for which there is no proof [Aristotle ,by Frede,M]
God has given us no innate idea of himself [Locke]
Without the principle of sufficient reason, God's existence could not be demonstrated [Leibniz]
There must be a God, because all sensible things must be perceived by him [Berkeley]
There must be a God, because I and my ideas are not independent [Berkeley]
The objects of theological reasoning are too big for our minds [Hume]
Only three proofs of God: the physico-theological (evidence), the cosmological (existence), the ontological (a priori) [Kant]
If the God hypothesis works well, then it is true [James]