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On the other hand, however, the data of experience would not be intelligible if the mind were a total blank at birth, devoid of all structure or aptitude. Indeed, on this basis, minds would be nothing but stones, and knowledge would be impossible. Thus the very first intelligible experience of a self presupposes an a priori structure, and pure empiricism is likewise rejected. Every act of knowledge, therefore, presupposes both the categorical structure of rationality and the relation of that structure to the experienced data.

230 First Premise................................................ 232 Second Premise ........................................... 232 Conclusion .................................................. 232 B. Proposed Alternatives to the Moral Argument . 233 Attack on the first premise............................ 233 Positivism ................................................. 234 Relativism or Subjectivism ........................ 237 Attack on the second premise ....................... 239 Logical Idealism........................................

170 Concerning the sinful distortion o the general revelation 171 Concerning the positive approach to apologetics... 175 Conclusion .............................................................. 175 Part III NATURAL THEOLOGY AND THE EXISTENCE OF GOD Section A THE THEISTIC ARGUMENT FROM NATURAL REVELATION CHAPTER I........................................................................ THE CLASSIFICATION OF THE ARGUMENTS Introductory Remarks............................................... 179 The Classification of the Arguments .........................

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