Gödel's "slingshot" argument and his onto-theological system

In Kordula Świętorzecka (ed.), Gödel's Ontological Argument: History, Modifications, and Controversies. Semper. pp. 123-162 (2015)
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Abstract

The paper shows that it is possible to obtain a "slingshot" result in Gödel's theory of positiveness in the presence of the theorem of the necessary existence of God. In the context of the reconstruction of Gödel's original "slingshot" argument on the suppositions of non-Fregean logic, this is a natural result. The "slingshot" result occurs in sufficiently strong non-Fregean theories accepting the necessary existence of some entities. However, this feature of a Gödelian theory may be considered not as a trivialisation, but as an intended consequence of Gödel's ontotheological views.

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Kordula Świętorzecka
Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University In Warsaw
Srećko Kovač
Institute of Philosophy, Zagreb

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