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Philosophia Christi

Volume 10, Issue 2, 2008

Responding to New Resurrection Challenges

Arnold T. Guminski
Pages 377-391

A Critical Examination of Mark R. Nowacki’s Novel Version of the Kalam Cosmological Argument

This article examines Nowacki’s novel version of the kalam cosmological argument (N-KCA), and finds it seriously flawed. The N-KCA purportedly shows the factual impossibility of a denumerably infinite set of coexisting concrete entities; and that there would be such a set were an infinite temporal series of events to obtain because each existing substance bears its own necessarily permanent temporal marks and those of its ancestors. Nowacki, professing the A-theory of time, nevertheless maintains that truth-makers of past-event propositions are not tensed facts, according to some correspondence theory of truth, but rather the temporal marks borne by existing substances.

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