On the ultimate ground of being
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- Hamri, S. Int J Philos Relig (2017). doi:10.1007/s11153-017-9625-2
This paper presents a characterization of the ontological dependence relation between an existent and its sustaining cause, which allows to straightforwardly deduce that the being of any dependent existent is grounded on an independent one. Furthermore, an argument is given to the conclusion that there is a unique independent existent, which is therefore the ultimate ground of being.