Please follow the attached Requirements for the Term Paper
Present and explain Anselm’s ontological argument, (key concepts, distinctions, pattern of reasoning, etc.)
Explain Gaunilo’s criticism of the ontological argument.
Discuss a possible reply to Gaunilo’s lost-island objection.
With whom do you most agree and why?
should be around 4-5 pages in length, with a bibliography, footnotes or endnotes, and all cited materials should be properly documented.
Paper must included citations from and references to “The Ontological Argument,” attributed to St. Anselm and Gaunilo, pp. 100-103; and “An Analysis of the Ontological Argument,” by William Rowe, pp. 103-114. ( the attached pictures is pages from 100-114)
The “works cited” page should be the very last page and a page unto itself. It should have the word “Bibliography” at the top.
Works cited Examples:
- St. Anselm and Gaunilo, “The Ontological Argument,” in Philosophy: The Quest for Truth, edited by Pojman and Vaughn (New York/Oxford University Press, Ninth Edition, 2014), 100-103.
- Rowe, William, “An Analysis ofthe Ontological Argument,” in Philosophy: The Quest for Truth, edited by Pojman and Vaughn (New York/OxfordUniversity Press, Ninth Edition, 2014), 103-114.
Paper should be double spaced with a font size of about 12 pt. One inch margins, top, bottom, and on the sides.