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date: 15 May 2021

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This article considers the following medieval philosophers—Philoponus, Anselm, Maimonides, Aquinas, and Scotus—all supposedly to have produced arguments that deserve the label “medieval arguments for the existence of God.” The first part of the discussion considers arguments for the existence of God in the works of these medieval philosophers, in the writings of Craig, Robert Maydole, Robert Koons, David Oderberg, and O'Connor. The next part turns to some more general reflections on the role of argument and proof in medieval thought about the existence of God.

Keywords: medieval philosophers, Philoponus, Anselm, Maimonides, Aquinas, Scotus, God's existence, Robert Maydole, Robert Koons, David Oderberg

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