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Analysis Of Proslogion By Anselm

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Anselm, in his work “Proslogion”, attempts to answer the question “Does God exist in reality?” based on the reason and understanding, temporary excluding faith for the sake of argument. Anselm’s ontological argument widely reflects the main themes of medieval philosophy of religion, which are compatibility between the divine attributes and theism in opposition to skepticism and naturalistic schemes. Arguing for the monotheism, in other words, existence of the single God, the author actually assumes him to possess all the divine attributes. From here, one may already conclude that Anselm, calling God “something than which nothing greater can be thought”, might unite divine attributes in one image and therefore assert the possibility of coexistence
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