The ontological argument and Russell’s antinomy
Keywordsontological argument, Russell’s paradox, St. Anselm
AbstractIn this short note we respond to the claim made by Christopher Viger in  that Anselm’s so-called ontological argument falls prey to Russell’s paradox. We show that Viger’s argument is based on a flawed premise and hence does not in fact demonstrate what he claims it demonstrates.
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