@misc{cogprints2492, month = {October}, title = {On the Impossibility of Successful Ontological Arguments}, author = {Paul Franceschi}, year = {2002}, keywords = {ontological argument}, url = {http://cogprints.org/2492/}, abstract = {This paper presents a novel objection to ontological arguments. This objection aims at showing that ontological arguments in general, given the intrinsic nature of their conclusion, are of an impossible nature. The argument rests on the fact that conclusive ontological arguments would contradict the very nature of God. } }