The Ontological Argument: Gaunilo Challenges.

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  • The Ontological Argument: Gaunilo Challenges.
    • Most perfect island argument.
      • Describe your most perfect island to someone and state that it must exist because it is perfection.
        • They would be foolish to believe you.
    • Critises the process of proof of existence.
    • Plantinga
      • Islands have no intrinsic value, they ca always be bettered.
        • Comparison to God = unjustified.
    • Does not successfully refute Anselm's argument.

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