Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Leibniz’ Contingency Argument (William Lane Craig)

Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz
The German philosopher Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz(1646-1716) was a philosopher, scientist, and mathematician who wrote in seven languages and co-discovered calculus (along with Isaac Newton). One of his arguments for the existence of God may be summarized as follows:
(1) Everything that exists has an explanation of its existence.

(2) If the universe has an explanation of its existence, that explanation is God.

(3) The universe exists.

(4) The explanation of the universe's existence is God.
Here's an excellent short video on this argument by Reasonable Faith (William Lane Craig's apologetics ministry).

1 comment:

  1. Such a clever video! The facts are so clear that God has to exist, I don't know how anyone could deny such clear evidence. Thank you for posting such a great argument!!!!