Month: December 2020

Revision test for the Edexcel syllabus on the Ontological Argument

THESE QUESTIONS ARE BASED ON THE COURSE NOTES FOR THE ABOVE TOPIC THAT CAN BE FOUND HERE. THIS TEST (AND MANY OF THE OTHERS ON THIS SITE) MAY ALSO BE OF USE TO STUDENTS FOLLOWING OTHER ADVANCED LEVEL RELIGIOUS STUDIES COURSES. BEAR IN MIND THAT THESE TESTS ARE MEANT TO BE DIFFICULT. FOR THIS REASON THEY SHOULD BE …

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Course notes on the Ontological Argument for students of the Edexcel syllabus

From the Paper 1 syllabus: 1.3 Ontological Argument   a) A priori compared to a posteriori types of arguments, deductive reasoning, not evidence based but understanding of concept of ‘God’ as an analytic proposition.   b) Definitions of ‘God’, necessary existence, aseity.   c) Strengths and weaknesses of the Ontological Arguments: concept of proof compared …

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