Kant and the Ontological Argument

  Introduction This article aims to explain and comment on Kant’s refutation of The Ontological Argument (OA).  The sections quoted below are from page 500-507 under the heading “The Impossibility of an Ontological Proof of the Existence of God” in Norman Kemp Smith’s translation of A Critique of Pure Reason […]

An Analysis of The Ontology of Peter Van Inwagen

Peter Van Inwagen is a modern Christian metaphysician, religious philosopher, author, and philosophy instructor at the University of Notre Dame.  He was also the president of the Society of Christian Philosophers from 2010 to 2013. In my efforts to expand my understanding of ontology, the study of “being” (i.e. being […]