first-cause argument


noun Philosophy.

an argument for the existence of God, asserting the necessity of an uncaused cause of all subsequent series of causes, on the assumption that an infinite regress is impossible.

Nearby words

  1. first water,
  2. first world,
  3. first world problem,
  4. first world war,
  5. first-born,
  6. first-class,
  7. first-come,
  8. first-day cover,
  9. first-degree,
  10. first-degree burn Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019