The cosmological argument points to nature-pantheism, with the religions - especially those of India - which embody that attitude of mind.
They incline to the Design Argument and Analogy - to the Cosmological argument (with other elements in a subordinate place) and proof by inference - to the Ontological argument.
But those who treat him as the great 2 Still, Lotze's criticism of the cosmological argument reveals his realist side.
The Cosmological argument proves, with the help of the first-named intuition, that there is one great First Cause; and the Design argument shows the First Cause to be intelligent or personal.
Perhaps the attack on cause as used in the cosmological argument is independent of Kant's philosophical peculiarities.
Of course the cosmological argument is rarely or never left to stand quite alone.