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ontological argument from Descartes to Hegel

Kevin J. Harrelson

ontological argument from Descartes to Hegel

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Published by Humanity Books in Amherst, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Descartes, René, -- 1596-1650,
  • God -- Proof, Ontological

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementby Kevin J. Harrelson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBT103 .H37 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18517690M
    ISBN 109781591026396
    LC Control Number2008016492


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The Ontological Argument from Descartes to Hegel. Published: J Kevin J. Harrelson, The Ontological Argument from Descartes to Hegel, Humanity Books,$ (hbk), ISBN Reviewed by Charles Taliaferro, St. Olaf College. The ontological argument for the existence of God has been a constant in the philosophy of religion since its first formulation by Anselm of Canterbury in the 11th century.

In the 17th century, it was revived by René Descartes, and ever since has been a subject of dispute and much debate among by: 1. The ontological argument from Descartes to Hegel.

[Kevin J Harrelson] rather than obvious proofs), Harrelson's book contains a Read more User-contributed reviews. Tags. Add tags for Ontological arguments in Leibniz and the German enlightenment -- Kant\'s systematic critique of the ontological argument -- Hegel\'s reconstruction of.

Harrelson tells us, for example, that "the ontological arguments of Descartes, Hegel, et al. stand and fall with a fairly well-defined set of metaphysical, psychological and theological claims to. An ontological argument is a philosophical argument for the existence of God that uses arguments fall under the category of the ontological, and they tend to involve arguments about the state of being or existing.

More specifically, ontological arguments tend to start with a priori theory about the organization of the that organizational structure is. The book is impressive in its historical sweep, but even more noteworthy is the effort to place the ontological argument within the framework of each thinker's philosophical project.

As Harrelson says of Descartes, 'The ontological argument ultimately becomes the conclusion of an entire philosophical system.'Brand: Prometheus Books. This book is a study of ontological arguments for the existence of God.

These arguments are supposed to have premises that are knowable a priori. On one simple version of an ontological argument, God is by definition a being that has every perfection, and since existence is a perfection, God by: Contains famous attack on traditional theistic arguments.

Three objections to “the ontological argument”, including the famous objection based on the dictum that existence is not a predicate. Hegel, Lectures of In these lectures, Hegel. The Ontological argument from Descartes to Hegel book Argument from Descartes to Hegel: Kevin J.

Ontological argument from Descartes to Hegel book Books - 5/5(2). Buy The Ontological Argument from Descartes to Hegel (JHP Books) by Kevin J.

Harrelson (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low 5/5(2). The Ontological Argument from Descartes to Hegel Article in British Journal for the History of Philosophy 18(2) April with 15 Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Charles Rodger. The author provides and analyses a critical taxonomy of those versions of the argument that have been advanced in recent philosophical literature, as well as of those historically important versions found in the work of St Anselm, Descartes, Leibniz, Hegel and by: Descartes' notion of god relies on the analytic-synthetic distinction, which Descartes had identified before Leibniz and Kant did.

I describe how the syllogism and the predicate calculus cannot explain Descartes' ontological argument; then I apply the analytic-synthetic distinction to Descartes’ idea of god. Immanuel Kant put forward an influential criticism of the ontological argument in his Critique of Pure Reason.

His criticism is primarily directed at Descartes, but also attacks Leibniz. It is shaped by his central distinction between analytic and synthetic an analytic proposition, the predicate concept is contained in its subject concept; in a synthetic proposition, the.

An ontological argument can be any argument in ontology, which has nothing to do with god per se, but only concerns being as a principle. I agree, this complicates the definition, requiring the difference between an "ontological" argument, and this specific use, to be clearly distinguished.

The Ontological Argument from Descartes to Hegel. By Kevin J. Harrelson The Ontological Argument from Descartes to Hegel By Kevin J.

Harrelson The ontological argument for the existence of God has been a constant in the philosophy of religion since its first formulation by Anselm of Canterbury in the 11th century.

The Ontological Argument From Descartes to Hegel. Kevin J. Harrelson. Humanity Books () Authors Kant's systematic critique of the ontological argument -- Hegel's reconstruction of the argument.

Buy the book $ used Amazon page: Call number BTH37 ISBN(s)Authors: Kevin Harrelson, Ball State University. Anselm’s contemporary Gaunilo, Thomas Aquinas, David Hume, Immanuel Kant, J. Mackie, and others have rejected the argument, but many philosophers down to the present have accepted versions of it: Descartes, Spinoza, Leibniz, Hegel and his followers, and twentieth-century thinkers Charles Hartshorne, Norman Malcolm, and Alvin : John Frame.

period” (Harrelson, The Ontological Argument from Descartes to Hegel, ). 3 Of course, there is not just one ontological argument—some authors have even themselves offered several ontological Size: KB. The ontological argument is the attempt to prove, simply from an examination of the concept of God, that the being to which that concept would apply must in fact exist.

This argument was developed first by St Anselm. It was critized and somewhat ambivalently rejected by Thomas Aquinas. Revived by Descartes, it was accepted by Spinoza and. Three Versions of the Ontological Argument Let me tell a story of a painter and his painting that contains a little more detail than Anslem’s.

In the course of telling the more detailed story, I shall provide some commentary that lays out in very rough form the ontology – the theory of being – I ascribe to : Peter van Inwagen. See my The Ontological Argument from Descartes to Hegel (Humanity Books, ), p. [2] Descartes proposes an argument from omnipotence in his First Set of Replies.

[3] The Existence of God, second edition, (Oxford University Press, ). An ontological argument is a philosophical argument for the existence of God that uses arguments fall under the category of the ontological, but they tend to involve arguments about the state of being or existing.

More specifically, ontological arguments tend to start with an a priori theory about the organization of the universe. If that organizational. Ontology is the philosophical study of broadly, it studies concepts that directly relate to being, in particular becoming, existence, reality, as well as the basic categories of being and their relations.

Traditionally listed as a part of the major branch of philosophy known as metaphysics, ontology often deals with questions concerning what entities exist or may be said to exist. In the Proslogion St. Anselm presents a philosophical argument for the existence of God.

Anselm’s proof, known since the time of Kant as the ontological argument for the existence of God, has played an important role in the history of philosophy and has been incorporated in various forms into the systems of Descartes, Leibniz, Hegel, and others. The author provides an analytical taxonomy of those versions of the argument that have been advanced in recent philosophical literature, as well as of those historically important versions found in the work of St.

Anselm, Descartes, Leibniz, Hegel, and others.4/5(3). His first book, “The Ontological Argument from Descartes to Hegel,” was published in December as part of the “Journal of the History of Philosophy” monograph series.

The book is a development of work begun in Harrelson’s dissertation. The ontological argument was introduced by Anselm of Canterbury in his book Proslogion. Anselm's classical argument was based on two principals and the two most involved in this is St Anselm of Canterbury as previously mentioned and Rene Descartes.

The ontological argument argues that. Read More. Kant's Refutations of the Proofs of the. ontological argument properties premise modal leibniz descartes predicate god exists kant ontological arguments hegel conceptual proof essence proposition necessarily worlds You can write a book review and share your experiences.

Other readers will always. (Descartes ) Thus, the ontological argument purports that the very concept of God is such that it necessitates. 17 May I will analyze a contemporary objection to Kant's critique of the ontological proof, 1 CPR, A51/B 2 The astute. as the only possible one.4 Although Kant explicitly refers to Descartes' version of the ontological.

Description. In the Proslogion St. Anselm presents a philosophical argument for the existence of God. Anselm's proof, known since the time of Kant as the ontological argument for the existence of God, has played an important role in the history of philosophy and has been incorporated in various forms into the systems of Descartes, Leibniz, Hegel, and others.

Classification. The traditional definition of an ontological argument was given by Immanuel Kant. [1] He contrasted the ontological argument (literally any argument "concerned with being") [2] with the cosmological and physio-theoretical arguments. [3] According to the Kantian view, ontological arguments are those which are founded on a priori reasoning.

[1]. In the Proslogion St. Anselm presents a philosophical argument for the existence of God. Anselm's proof, known since the time of Kant as the ontological argument for the existence of God, has played an important role in the history of philosophy and has been incorporated in various forms into the systems of Descartes, Leibniz, Hegel, and : Saint Anselm.

The Proslogium (which, though subsequent in point of time to the Monologium, is here placed first, as containing the famous ontological argument), the Monologium and the Appendix thereto were translated by Mr. Sidney Norton Deane, of New Haven, Conn.; the Cur Deus Homo was rendered by James Gardiner Vose, formerly of Milton, Conn., and later of.

Hegel, as far as I know, never actually stated his version of the argument, but he claimed to have it. Plantinga’s possible worlds model is weird to me because I don’t buy into the whole “possible worlds’ model of argument seems wrong headed.

Rene Descartes’ version of the argument starts from global skepticism and moves from. It also contains refutations and defenses to the Ontological Argument by some of the most reknowed philosophers of all time such as Kant, Hegel, Locke, Spinoza, and Descartes', to name a few. This way you can gain a better perspective of the way you will deal with the subject matter will reading/5(2).

Get this from a library. Ontological arguments and belief in God. [Graham Oppy] -- This book is a unique contribution to the philosophy of religion.

It offers a comprehensive discussion of one of the most famous arguments for the existence of God: the ontological argument. The. Hegel's Logic is the inherent tension in the status of every determinate/limited category: each concept is simultaneously necessary (i.e.

indispensable if we are to conceive reality, its underlying ontological structure) and impossible (i.e. self-refuting, inconsistent: the moment we fully and consequently “apply” it to reality, it Author: Joseph Carew. Ontological argument. Quite the same Wikipedia.

Just better. The Ontological Argument in Descartes [This is an extract from a chapter in The Sacred History of Being, published November 2, ] The argument developed by Descartes differs from Anselm’s in a number of : Thomas Yaeger.

Hegel and Kant on the Ontological Argument The ontological argument was introduced by Anselm of Canterbury in his book Proslogion. Anselm's classical argument was based on two principals and the two most involved in this is St Anselm of Canterbury as previously mentioned and Rene Descartes.

The ontological argument argues that. Read More.