But the cosmological proof may have a threefold character, according as it is argued: 1.
To prove the contingency of matter itself, we should have to establish the truth of the cosmological proof.
Thus the cosmological proof is not only as illusory as the ontological, but also less honest.
The object of all possible experience being the world, it is called the cosmological proof.
The cosmological proof—that the “moral order of the world” demands the eternal duration of the human soul—is a baseless dogma.
an argument for the existence of God because nature depends on something for its existence and the cosmos must therefore depend on a being for its existence