In this essay I try to find a different approach to the well known “ontological argument”. The usual way of understanding of the famous Anselmian argumentation reduces it to a sort of merely logic formula in which the real sense of the Proslogion seems to be forgotten and concealed in its original intent. Indeed, the ontological argument, in the Proslogion, is put in a specific frame in which the aesthetical element is particularly highlighted by St. Anselm as the main key that allows to reveal the real sense of the argument itself. Thus, the Anselmian definition of God as “summe sensibilis” gives us the opportunity to rethink the so called “demonstration of God’s existence” in the opposite sense of a “manifestation of God in men’s existence”, as it was at the origin for St. Anselm’s “intellectus fidelis”

Deus summe sensibilis. Argomento ontologico e resurrezione estetica del pensare in S. Anselmo d'Aosta

marco casucci
2022

Abstract

In this essay I try to find a different approach to the well known “ontological argument”. The usual way of understanding of the famous Anselmian argumentation reduces it to a sort of merely logic formula in which the real sense of the Proslogion seems to be forgotten and concealed in its original intent. Indeed, the ontological argument, in the Proslogion, is put in a specific frame in which the aesthetical element is particularly highlighted by St. Anselm as the main key that allows to reveal the real sense of the argument itself. Thus, the Anselmian definition of God as “summe sensibilis” gives us the opportunity to rethink the so called “demonstration of God’s existence” in the opposite sense of a “manifestation of God in men’s existence”, as it was at the origin for St. Anselm’s “intellectus fidelis”
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