Of or relating to the argument for the existence of God holding that the existence of the concept of God entails the existence of God.
Ontological Sentence Examples
He therefore rejected as worthless the ontological proof offered by Aquinas.
The same criticism is made by several of the later schoolmen, among others by Aquinas, and is in substance what Kant advances against all ontological proof.
The ontological basis of ethics is the unity of the real and the ideal, and the psychological and actual basis of the ethical process is the tendency of reason and nature to unite in the form of the complete organization of the latter by the former.
Ontological and functional Christology are of the same order and united in the same figure, the Son.
The teleology of nature is thus made to rest on a transcendental theology, which takes the ideal of supreme ontological perfection as a principle of systematic unity, a principle which connects all things according to universal and necessary natural laws, since they all have their origin in the absolute necessity of a single primal being" (p. 538).