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The Riddle of Existence Leibniz’s formulation: “Why is there something rather than nothing”, is perhaps one of the most important questions ever posed in Philosophy. It had taken philosophy into a level wherein ‘everything’ is included in its realm; not only abstracta but also concreta. However, the question is more focused on the origins and explanations of the existence of concrete objects. Aside from explaining why concrete objects exist and where they come from, and who/what made them; the...

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Existence of Partnerships

Research Essay ‘The existence of a partnership is to be determined from what the parties do rather than what the parties call themselves.’ Introduction Partnerships, one of the simplest forms of business structure, are creatures of contract and trust.1 Due to the contractual nature and unlimited liability of partnerships it is essential that people understand the definition of partnerships in order to avoid facing loss of personal property in situations where the intention was not to create...

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Existence of God

Existence of God The truth behind the existence of god. As a flesh and blood we seem to aspire to be ultitmley immortal, we have created stories guidelines ways in which we our able to become immortal. Christins call it jesus others call it alla or buddua. Does this make one better then the other or is just a set of rules that we all follow just so mankind can prosper. Is faith a trait that is leared or is it a proptey that we our all born with the ability to believe . The questions we have this...

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Leibniz and the Existence of God

Chris Brozstek PHIL 1050.010 Leibniz and the Existence of God The existence of God has always been a controversial subject though despite what others thought Leibniz did believe in the existence of God. Leibniz goes on attempting to explain God using a priori and a posteriori arguments and also proving God using monads. Leibniz’s a priori explanation of God is that the concept which everyone has of God is that of a most perfect being, a greater being cannot be conceived. Therefore God...

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The Purpose of Philosophy for the Search of Man's Existence

OF MAN’S EXISTENCE The study which encompasses and stretches out the range of a certain thing by the use of reasoning in its deep sense is renowned as Philosophy. Philosophy is defined as the knowledge of all things through their ultimate cause, acquired through the use of reason. The connotation we have from philosophy tends us to give the perfection of a certain thing not trough its proximate cause but through the ultimate cause which is he primary focus of it. Part of Human existence is to search...

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Descartes Existence of God

The existence of God has been a question since the idea of God was conceived. Descartes tries to prove Gods existence, to disprove his Evil demon theory, and to show that there is without a doubt something external to ones own existence. He is looking for a definite certainty, a foundation for which he can base all of his beliefs and know for a fact that they are true. Descartes overall project is to find a definite certainty on which he can base all his knowledge and beliefs. A foundation that...

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Thomas Aquinas: The Existence Of God

First Thomas Aquinas argues that our existence in itself is proof that God exists, as we would not be “in motion” had God not been the “first mover” and put us in motion. If I correctly understand Aquinas he is saying that life would not exist had there not first been a creator, and with out first a creator life would not have come to be. Secondly Aquinas argues that life is a series of events that could not have brought itself in to being. Theretofore God must exist to begin the series, he is the...

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The Existence of the Millennial Generation Student

The Existence of the Millennial Generation Student As the Baby Boomers generation has begun to enter retirement, the next generation of students (Millennial) is entering the workforce with behaviors, ideas, attitudes, and doting parents to be reckoned with. For many years, the word generation has encompassed births that have spanned over several years and allowed for changes occurring over a time period. This new generation of student is called the “Millennial” student and takes over where the Baby...

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Descartes: Reality and the Existence of God

upon which to build his ideology. When judging what reality is, God must be considered. He/she must be taken out of a religious concept and proven to exist, exist in a way in which we cannot be deceived into only thinking is real. The proof of the existence of God in this way forms the backbone of Descartes’ further forays into proving what is reality. God, being the supremely powerful, all-knowing all-seeing force that created the world and everything in it, was central in most 17th century philosophies...

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The Existence of God

The Existence of God For centuries, the idea of God has been a part of man's history. Past and present, there has always been a different integration consisting of the believers and the non-believers of God. The group of those who have "faith" in God tend to be related to one religion or another. On the other hand, the skeptics find the existence of God somewhat puzzling and try to seek the answers through scientific methods. Even as of today with all the modern technologies and the development...

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