Meaning of cosmological argument

cosmolog'ical ar'gument

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— Philos. Philos.
  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 calledCf. first-cause argument.
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