Anselm's Other Argument by A. D. Smith

By A. D. Smith

a few commentators declare that Anselm's writings include a moment self sufficient "modal ontological argument" for God's life. A. D. Smith contends that even if there's a moment a priori argument in Anselm, it's not the modal argument. This "other argument" bears a awesome resemblance to at least one that Duns Scotus could later employ.

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