I am starting to think about the Kalam Cosmological Argument, Argument #6 in Peter Kreeft’s case for God, from Chapter 3 of his Handbook of Christian Apologetics (hereafter: HCA). This is the final argument that we need to consider in Kreeft’s case for God.This is not the first time I have examined this argument. When I … Kreeft’s Case for God – Part #27: The Universe and Time
In order to understand an argument, one must FIRST understand what the CONCLUSION of the argument asserts. Since Jeff Lowder and I disagree about what the conclusion of the kalam cosmological argument (hereafter: KCA) asserts, we also disagree about the specific content of KCA. I’m going to present my reasons for believing that the conclusion … What is the Conclusion of the Kalam Cosmological Argument?
Craig’s presentation of KCA in 1979 (in The Existence of God and The Beginning of the Universe) has the following structure: I. The intermediate conclusion (the conclusion of his syllogistic argument) is stated in ambiguous language, ambiguous concerning whether there is AT LEAST ONE thing that caused the existence of the universe or EXACTLY ONE … William Lane Craig: 36 Years of Equivocation – Part 4
William Lane Craig’s Kalam Cosmological Argument (hereafer: KCA) has been kicked around for several decades now, so it is very unlikely that I will come up with some new devastating objection that nobody has previously thought of (and published). I purchased my copy of The Existence of God and the Beginning of the Universe (Here’s … William Lane Craig: 36 Years of Equivocation