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Medieval Philosophers Research Guide

A select list of Medieval Philosophers.

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St. Anselm
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Primary Sources

S. Anselmi Cantuariensis Archiepiscopi Opera Omnia
Schmitt, Franciscus Salesius. Edinburgi: Thomam Nelson, 1938-1961. BQ 6374 .A8 A2 1938 (Religious Studies and Philosophy Library Folios, room 316). A reprint of this work is also available through Past Masters (Religious Studies and Philosophy Library, room 314)

Eadmeri Historia Novorum in Anglia
This work is one of the three prime sources from which we know about the life of Anselm of Canterbury. Full title: Eadmeri Historia Novorum in Anglia: Et Opuscula Duo de Vita Sancti Anselmi et Quibusdam Miraculis Ejus.  Eadmer, d. 1124. Edited from manuscripts in the library of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, by Martin Rule. London: Longman & Co., 1884. DA25 .B5a no.81 (Religious Studies and Philosophy Library, room 316)

St. Anselm's Proslogion
Full title: S. Anselmi Cantuariensis Archiepiscopi Liber Proslogion: Accedunt Gaunilonis Monachi Obiectio Necnon Anselmi Responsio. Schmitt, Franciscus Salesius (1894); Gaunilo (11th cent.). Bonnae: Hanstein, 1931. BQ 302 .F6 v.29 (Stacks; Religious Studies and Philosophy Library, room 316)

Anselm of Canterbury
Translated by Jasper Hopkins and Herbert Richardson. Toronto; New York: Edwin Mellen Press, 1974. BQ 6373 .E5 1974. (Religious Studies and Philosophy Library, room 316). This four volume set contains complete treatises of St. Anselm (translation only).

The Letters of Saint Anselm of Canterbury
Translated and annotated with an introduction by Walter Frohlich. Kalamazoo, Mich.: Cistercian Publications, 1990-1994. BX 7271 .C57 no.96-97, 142. (Stacks)

Truth, Freedom, and Evil; Three Philosophical Dialogues
Edited and translated by Jasper Hopkins & Herbert Richardson. New York, Harper & Row, 1967. BQ 6373 .E5 1967. (Stacks)

Secondary Sources

International bibliography, Anselm of Canterbury
Klaus Kienzler in cooperation with Eduardo Brinacesco. Lewiston, N.Y.: Edwin Mellen Press, 1999. BQ 6375 .Z94 K5 1999. (Religious Studies and Philosophy Library, room 314)

The Cambridge Companion to Anselm
Edited by Brian Davies and Brian Leftow. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2004. B765 .A84 C36 2004 (Stacks)

Twenty-Five Years (1969-1994) of Anselm Studies: Review and Critique of Recent Scholarly Views
Edited by Frederick Van Fleteren and Joseph C. Schnaubelt. Lewiston, N.Y.: E. Mellen Press, 1996. B765. A84 T93 1996 (Stacks)

A Concordance to the Works of St. Anselm
Four volumes. Edited by G. R. Evans. Millwood, N.Y.: Kraus International Publications, 1984. BQ 6375 .Z8 E7 (Religious Studies and Philosophy Library, room 314)

Reason, Community, and Religious Tradition: Anselm’s Argument and the Friars
Matthews, Scott. Aldershot, Hants, England; Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2001. B765.A83 P735 2001 (Stacks)

The Ontological Argument from St. Anselm to Contemporary Philosophers
Plantinga, Alvin. London, Macmillan, 1968. BT 516 .P71 O5 1968 (Stacks)

The Neoplatonic Metaphysics and Epistemology of Anselm of Canterbury
Rogers, Katherin A. Lewiston, N.Y.: Edwin Mellen Press, 1997. B765.A84 R64 1997 (Stacks)