The Cosmological Argument from Plato to Leibniz: by William L. Craig

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Thus, it, too, moves in a way. Now it is impossible, asserts Aristotle, for anything which is moved accidentally to cause continuous motion. Apparently the assumption is that even an incidental movement in the first unmoved mover would upset the continuity of motion, but Aristotle does not explain how. Hence, Aristotle concludes that this first mover must be utterly unmoved and eternal. Before we pass on to Aristotle's proof in Metaphysics A, a few concluding remarks on the version in the Physics would be in order.

It is one. · 40 The Cosmological Plato to Leibniz a. The principle of economy demands one first unmoved mover to cause motion. b. Continuous motion demands one first unmoved mover. (i) Motion can be continuous only if there is one first mover and one first moved thing. v. It is pure actuality. a. If it had any potency, it might not exist. b. Then it could not cause eternal motion. This schema brings out several interesting features of the argument. First, it is noteworthy that the argument does not merely assume the eternity of motion for the sake of argument, but is actually dependent upon it.

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