Neoplatonism Through the Renaissance

The Scholastics

Has anyone succeeded in refuting Anselm’s ontological argument?

Many philosophers believe that Immanuel Kant (1724–1804) killed Anselm’s argument with his claim that existence or being is “not a predicate” or a quality that a thing can have or not have. But other philosophers continued to debate both Anselm’s and others’ forms of the ontological argument.


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