of Canterbury (1033-1109) was one of the originators of medieval
scholastic philosophy. This collection of his best-known
philosophical works contains, among other things, the
Proslogium, in which Anslem first put forward the famous
ontological argument for the existence of God. Also included are
Gaunilo of Marmoutier's criticism of Anslem's argument and
Anslem's reply to Gaunilo.