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physico-theological argument


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Term used by Kant to denote any argument that starts from some facts about the world, and attempts to derive the existence of a deity. The cosmological argument, argument from (or to) design, and the first cause argument are the best known arguments of this kind. See also Five Ways.

Subjects: Religion.


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