Alvin Plantinga (Contemporary Philosophy in Focus) by Deane-Peter Baker

By Deane-Peter Baker

Few thinkers have had as a lot influence on modern philosophy as has Alvin Plantinga. The paintings of this crucial analytic thinker has in lots of respects set the tone for the controversy within the fields of modal metaphysics and epistemology and he's arguably an important thinker of faith of our time. during this quantity, a unique workforce of modern top philosophers tackle the vital elements of Plantinga's philosophy - his perspectives on usual theology; his responses to the matter of evil; his contributions to the sector of modal metaphysics; the debatable evolutionary argument opposed to naturalism; his version of epistemic warrant and his view of epistemic defeat; and his contemporary paintings on mind-body dualism. additionally incorporated is an appendix containing Plantinga's usually noted, yet formerly unpublished, lecture notes entitled 'Two Dozen (or so) Theistic Arguments', with a considerable preface to the appendix written through Plantinga in particular for this volume.

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