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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Henry of Ghent, for example, admitted the validity of Aristotle's argument from motion in Physics 8, but he also pointed to its inadequacy for proving that there is only one God and added his own metaphysical argument, derived largely from Avicenna, in order to prove that there can be only one God.