cosmological argument

noun Philosophy.
  1. an argument for the existence of God, asserting that the contingency of each entity, and of the universe composed wholly of such entities, demands the admission of an adequate external cause, which is God.
Also called cosmological proof.
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cosmological argument

noun
  1. philosophy one of the arguments that purport to prove the existence of God from empirical facts about the universe, esp the argument to the existence of a first causeCompare ontological argument (def. 1), teleological argument
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