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  • On the other hand, in discussing the ontological argument, Lotze commits himself to a moral a priori (below, ad fin.).
  • The middle ages, in the person of Anselm of Canterbury, contribute the first clear form of the Ontological argument for theism.
  • In other words; whenever philosophy g teaches a doctrine of the Absolute, and regards such doctrine as valid and certain, we have the essence of an ontological or a priori argument.
  • He will not have the Ontological argument; but he asserts Natural Law, and relies upon the cosmological and design arguments - with various refinements and distinctions, differently stated in his two Summae.
  • Still, Descartes has marked idealist traits, as when he refurbishes the ontological argument with clearer emphasis on the perfect being as " necessarily " existent 5 - reasoning a shade less quantitative or a shade more subtle than Anselm's.

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