From the author: “Although when I wrote them I was never conscious of any central theme in these stories, it seems to me they are all concerned with the conflict in man between his violence and his gentleness. I don’t know the outcome of this conflict, but I must keep trying to find out.”
Ranging from his early treatises, the Monologion (a work written to show his monks how to meditate on the divine essence) and the Proslogion (best known for its advancement of the so-called ontological argument for the existence of God), to his three philosophical dialogues on metaphysical topics such as the relationship between freedom and sin, and late treatises on the Incarnation and salvation, this collection of Anselm's essential writings will be a boon to students of the history of philosophy and theology as well as to anyone interested in examining what Anselm calls "the reason of faith".
Biological cybernetics includes experimental, theoretical and application-oriented aspects of information processing in organisms, including sensory, motor, cognitive, and ecological phenomena. This book presents research from around the world in this field.