His words stung, and any further argument died on her lips as she realized how serious he was.
Of course the cosmological argument is rarely or never left to stand quite alone.
In 1640 a copy of the work in manuscript was despatched to Paris, and Mersenne was requested to lay it before as many thinkers and scholars as he deemed desirable, with a view to getting their views upon its argument and doctrine.
This is the line of argument developed by Professor Hugo Miinsterberg in his lecture on The Eternal Life (1905), although he states it in the terms peculiar to his psychology, in which personality is conceived as primarily will.
This is the argument in Psalms xvi.
Josiah Royce in his lecture on The Conception of Immortality (1900) combines this argument of the soul's union with God with the argument of the incompleteness of man's life here: " Just because God is One, all our lives have various and unique places in the harmony of the divine life.
But the starting-point of the argument in question is the purely empirical evidence of a single fact or set of facts; it proceeds by way of analogy, not of strict demonstration; and it claims for its results nothing more than probability.
The argument does not necessarily imply empiricism in philosophy; still, it is peculiarly characteristic of empiricism.
3 Of course the Design Argument is well known in antiquity, but not the type of philosophy which stands or falls by that line of " proof."
Halfway through his beer the sports argument became spirited enough that Dean took the opportunity to rise and cross to the payphone behind him.
A final argument is the existence in some cases of a village of circular stone buildings of similar construction to the nuraghi, but only 15 to 25 ft.
Virginius presented himself with his daughter before the tribunal of Appius, who, refusing to listen to any argument, declared Virginia to be a slave and the property of Marcus.
It is an argument that Plato probably inherited from Alcmaeon, the physician of Croton (Arist.
The argument of Ernst Platner (Philos.
He does not use this general anticipation of future judgment, as he might have done, as a positive argument for immortality.
When the treatise was finished Cranmer was called upon to defend its argument before the universities of Oxford and Cambridge, which he visited, accompanied by Fox and Gardiner.
In the Critique of Judgment, Kant restates his new type of theistic argument in a way which has had great subsequent influence.
Evidently accustomed to managing debates and to maintaining an argument, he began in low but distinct tones:
He was delighted at the unexpected rapidity of his pupil's progress, but could not abandon the edifice of argument he had laboriously constructed.
But as soon as he thought of what he should say, he felt that Prince Andrew with one word, one argument, would upset all his teaching, and he shrank from beginning, afraid of exposing to possible ridicule what to him was precious and sacred.
But at that moment Berg came to Pierre and began insisting that he should take part in an argument between the general and the colonel on the affairs in Spain.
This unshakable, irrefutable consciousness of freedom, uncontrolled by experiment or argument, recognized by all thinkers and felt by everyone without exception, this consciousness without which no conception of man is possible constitutes the other side of the question.
From the standpoint of modern science John Fiske confirms the validity of such an argument; for what he affirms in regard to belief in the divine is equally applicable to this belief in a future life.
Hence it naturally has a moral argument in reserve.
If the demand for rehearing is refused such refusal is final; but if it is granted the case is then heard by the civil chamber, and after argument cessation (annulment) is granted or refused.