cosmological argument

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cosmological argument

n
(Philosophy) philosophy one of the arguments that purport to prove the existence of God from empirical facts about the universe, esp the argument to the existence of a first cause. Compare ontological argument1, teleological argument
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Although the prime cause of this desire is a false judgment as to your previous unconscious desire, yet the new conscious desire has its own derivative genuineness, and may influence your actions to the extent of sending you round the world.
The five-minute address in Atlanta, which I came from Boston to deliver, was possibly the prime cause for an opportunity being given me to make the second address there.
He underlined that Al-Aqsa Mosque was a prime cause of the Muslim world.
Federation of Indian Export Organisations ( FIEO) said that softening of prices of key agricultural and industrial inputs,coupled with dip in global demand,is the prime cause for the decline.
He said that the coming to power of an extremist Hindu like Modi in India was the prime cause of unrest in the region.
According to reports Dr Zulfiqar Mirza propaganda and abusive language against Zardari worked as miracle for PPP as at the assault against Zardari became a prime cause of reunion between father and son.
High humidity is a prime cause of the bag's propellant becoming volatile.
It was mentioned on The Daily Politics show this week that the decision by Tony Blair to introduce postal ballots was mentioned as a prime cause of voting chicanery to flourish.
They termed energy shortage as the prime cause of decline in industrial growth as major portion of production capacity of textile industry has been dysfunctional due to short supply of energy.
The official cited poor technical performance of power stations as a prime cause of the current electricity crisis, with some stations working at no more than 25% capacity.
its cause by the same means we judge and we shall in no (way) entertain feelings of censoriousness toward those who may differ from us in opinions as to the prime cause of this disturbance.
Worcestershire surveyor John Truslove defied public opinion over the Chancellor's largely well-received measures over rates and said: "Rates bills are not the prime cause of the depopulation of our High Street.