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.
Unfortunately in our province development budget being utilize wrongly by violation of terms and condition which is prime cause of province's deprivation.
PFA spokesman on Monday said that rotten vegetables and fruits stored for more than their storage life, are prime cause of causing intestinal diseases and food poisoning.
Whether Abu-Dahab's previous Jihadist links is the prime cause for his citizen revocation is a matter of speculation.
And it's still driven by economic necessity, a prime cause and effect of obesity.
4 Nasal valvular incompetence may equal or even exceed septal deviation as the prime cause of nasal airway obstruction.
We (PNP) sees drugs as the prime cause of the crimes in our streets, said PSI Malu Calubaquib, spokesperson of the Philippine National Police in Bicol (PNP-RO5).
com Consanguineous marriages or parents who are related as cousins or second cousins is the prime cause of this disorder," Yahya Al Barashdi, a member of the Oman Association for the Hearing Impaired, told the Times of Oman.
According to details, it was being propagating by the Indian media that Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif is the actual threat for India and is the prime cause to derail the Indo-Pak dialogue.
Expressing his disappointment over the decline in export data for August which exhibited over 20 per cent decline, S C Ralhan, President, Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO) said that the softening of the prices of the key agricultural and industrial inputs coupled with contraction in global demand is the prime cause for the same.
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.