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* Paper read at a meeting of the student philosophy club of the Protestant Reformed Seminary. It might be well to state at the outset of this paper that the thoughts and ideas conveyed subsequently have been borrowed from and in many phrases quoted literally from far superior minds than the author’s, and are not interpretation from original sources as much as from other commentator’s views of the philosopher’s ideas. Any personal opinions will be expressly stated and will in the main be found in the conclusion of this paper. However, as this paper is meant merely to serve as...

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* Paper read at a meeting of the student philosophy club of the Protestant Reformed Seminary. But as Kant points out the arguments of Anselm and Descarte, as well as those of Leibniz, are based upon assumptions which have yet to be proved. One assumption is: That existence must be regarded as one of the qualities in of the concept of an absolutely perfect Being. And a second assumption in Descarte’s argument is that matters of existence, in this instance at least, can be discovered by a purely analytical examination of conceptions that are clear and distinct, without recourse to...

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