Is the Ontological Argument good evidence?

Descartes states that for God to lack existence would be for him to lack perfection, which would mean it, would be a being other than God. Does the fact that the nature of God is in no way explored, mean that the argument holds little meaning as evidence for the existence of God?

Dr David Webster answers questions sent in by A-Level students..

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Logic and Arguments for God

Why would you suggest that by using logic and reasoning, it provides a better argument for the existence of God than using empirical evidence?

Dr David Webster answers questions all the way from Essex..

The ontological argument is flawed?

A question sent in by a school – about the Ontological argument

Do you agree that the ontological argument is flawed because it begins with an inductive definition and does it provide a useful argument to prove the existence of God?