St. Anselm"s Proslogion
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Published by University of Notre Dame Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Christian theology,
  • General,
  • Religion - Socialissues,
  • God,
  • Proof, Ontological

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages204
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9632961M
ISBN 100268016976
ISBN 109780268016975

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  St. Anselm’s Proslogion: With A Reply on Behalf of the Fool by Gaunilo and The Author’s Reply to Gaunilo - Kindle edition by Anselm, St., M. J. Charlesworth. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading St. Anselm’s Proslogion: With A Reply on Behalf of the Fool by Gaunilo and The 4/4(1).   In the Proslogion St. Anselm presents a philosophical argument for the existence of God. Anselm's proof, known since the time of Kant as the ontological argument for the existence of God, has played an important role in the history of philosophy and has been incorporated in various forms into the systems of Descartes, Leibniz, Hegel, and others.4/4(1). Description. In the Proslogion St. Anselm presents a philosophical argument for the existence of God. Anselm's proof, known since the time of Kant as the ontological argument for the existence of God, has played an important role in the history of philosophy and has been incorporated in various forms into the systems of Descartes, Leibniz, Hegel, and others. My thoughts on St. Anselm's book are mostly negative, but I will admit these feelings are based on a first impression of reading the text. St. Anselm appears to be hiding a rather weak argument for the existence of God in a rather tortuous scholastic maze/5.

  The Proslogium, originally titled Faith Seeking Understanding, is that work from which St. Anselm's Ontological Argument was drawn. Anselm's motivation for this book was that of finding one argument for the existence of God that would only require itself as proof, as opposed to the numerous arguments posited in the s: 7.   Anselm of Canterbury. Wikipedia's reprint from the scholarly Encyclopedia Britannica on Anselm's life and works.; Anselm, "The Ontological Argument" A short selection of Anselm's argument from Proslogium 2 in the online Reading for Philosophical Inquiry on this site. Ontological Arguments. A good discussion with extensive links to the history, classification, and . The character of St. Anselm's thought --St. Anselm and St. Augustine --Faith and reason in the cur deus homo --Karl Barth's St. Anselm. Responsibility: with, A reply on behalf of the fool, by Gaunilo, and the author's reply to Gaunilo ; translated with an introduction and philosophical commentary by M.J. Charlesworth. More information. Find the books you need with your Student ID. Student ID. ENTER. OR. Shop by Courses. Don’t have your Student ID handy? Find your courses instead. ST ANSELM COLL BOOKSTORE SAINT ANSELMS DR. MANCHESTER, NH US Phone: () ; Selected School: St. Anselm.

  The interpretation of Anselm of Canterbury's Proslogion has a long and rich tradition. However, its study is often narrowly focused on its so-called "ontological argument." As a result, engagement with the text of this work tends to be lopsided, and the prayerful purpose that undergirds the whole book is often completely : Gavin R. Ortlund. St. Anselm of Canterbury (b. d. ) was a medieval Italian cleric, philosopher and theologian. He originated the ontological argument for the existence of God in his treatise Proslogium (or Proslogion).Anselm held the post of the Archbishop of Canterbury from to Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features. Try it now. No thanks. Try the new Google Books Get print book. No eBook available St. Anselm's Proslogion. Saint Anselm (Archbishop of Canterbury), Gaunilo. Clarendon Press, - Philosophy - pages. 0 Reviews.   The book and St. Anselm's work are not an easy read. Indeed, Walz says he "prioritize[d]" "literalness" over "easy readability" when translating, Even the Proslogion's idea of God as "something than which nothing greater is able to be thought" is quite a mouthful/5(2).