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Wikipedia writes:

The Kalām cosmological argument is a variation of the cosmological argument that argues for the existence of a first cause for the universe, and the existence of a god. Its origins can be traced to medieval Jewish, Christian and Muslim thinkers, but most directly to Islamic theologians of the Kalām tradition.1 Its historic proponents include John Philoponus,[2] Al-Kindi,[3] Saadia Gaon,[4] Al-Ghazali,[5] and St. Bonaventure.[6] William Lane Craig revived interest in the Kalām cosmological argument with his 1979 publication of a book of the same name.[7][8]

The Kalam Cosmological Argument is this (simply): Everything that has a beginning of existence has a cause of existence. The universe has a beginning of existence. Therefore the universe has a cause of existence.

Wikipedia tells me that Rav Saadia wrote this argument. Can anyone tell me where it is in the Hebrew version?

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The page numberings there correspond to Treatise 1 ("Concerning the belief that all existing things have been created"), Chapter 1, toward the beginning. If that's not enough information, what Hebrew edition are you working with?

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daat.ac.il/daat/mahshevt/kapah/shaar-2.htm can you show me here? – Hacham Gabriel Jul 9 '13 at 3:22
@HachamGabriel Note that is a translation from the original Arabic. – Double AA Jul 9 '13 at 5:04
@DoubleAA I'm not so Baki in old arabic. – Hacham Gabriel Jul 19 '13 at 5:19

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