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Single Idea 2113

[catalogued under 28. God / B. Proving God / 2. Proofs of Reason / a. Ontological Proof]

Full Idea

God alone (or the Necessary Being) has the privilege that He must exist if He is possible.

Gist of Idea

God alone (the Necessary Being) has the privilege that He must exist if He is possible

Source

Gottfried Leibniz (Monadology [1716], 45)

Book Reference

Leibniz,Gottfried: 'Philosophical Writings', ed/tr. Parkinson,G.H.R. [Dent 1973], p.186