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Prolegomena : Časopis za filozofiju, Vol.15 No.1 Svibanj 2016.

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Cohen on the Kalam Cosmological Argument

Jacobus Erasmus   ORCID icon orcid.org/0000-0003-0672-1653 ; North-West University – School of Philosophy, Faculty of Arts, Private Bag X6001, Potchefstroom 2520, South Africa

Puni tekst: engleski, pdf (199 KB) str. 43-54 preuzimanja: 204* citiraj
APA 6th Edition
Erasmus, J. (2016). Cohen on the Kalam Cosmological Argument. Prolegomena, 15 (1), 43-54. Preuzeto s https://hrcak.srce.hr/164909
MLA 8th Edition
Erasmus, Jacobus. "Cohen on the Kalam Cosmological Argument." Prolegomena, vol. 15, br. 1, 2016, str. 43-54. https://hrcak.srce.hr/164909. Citirano 14.11.2018.
Chicago 17th Edition
Erasmus, Jacobus. "Cohen on the Kalam Cosmological Argument." Prolegomena 15, br. 1 (2016): 43-54. https://hrcak.srce.hr/164909
Harvard
Erasmus, J. (2016). 'Cohen on the Kalam Cosmological Argument', Prolegomena, 15(1), str. 43-54. Preuzeto s: https://hrcak.srce.hr/164909 (Datum pristupa: 14.11.2018.)
Vancouver
Erasmus J. Cohen on the Kalam Cosmological Argument. Prolegomena [Internet]. 2016 [pristupljeno 14.11.2018.];15(1):43-54. Dostupno na: https://hrcak.srce.hr/164909
IEEE
J. Erasmus, "Cohen on the Kalam Cosmological Argument", Prolegomena, vol.15, br. 1, str. 43-54, 2016. [Online]. Dostupno na: https://hrcak.srce.hr/164909. [Citirano: 14.11.2018.]

Sažetak
Yishai Cohen raises three related objections to the kalam cosmological argument. Firstly, Cohen argues that, if the argument against the possibility of an actual infinite, which is used to support the kalam cosmological argument, is sound, then a predetermined endless future must also be impossible. Secondly, Cohen argues that the possibility of a predetermined endless future entails the possibility of an actual infinite. Finally, Cohen maintains that Robert C. Koons’ Grim Reaper paradox shows that a predetermined endless future is impossible. I intend to show that Cohen’s three arguments are not sound and that the possibility of an endless future is not a thorn in the kalam cosmological argument.

Ključne riječi
Actual infinite; Yishai Cohen; Grim Reaper paradox; kalam cosmological argument; Wes Morriston; potential infinite

Hrčak ID: 164909

URI
https://hrcak.srce.hr/164909

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