Deane-Peter Baker's Alvin Plantinga (Contemporary Philosophy in Focus) PDF

By Deane-Peter Baker

ISBN-10: 0521671434

ISBN-13: 9780521671439

ISBN-10: 0521855314

ISBN-13: 9780521855310

Few thinkers have had as a lot effect on modern philosophy as has Alvin Plantinga. The paintings of this necessary analytic thinker has in lots of respects set the tone for the talk within the fields of modal metaphysics and epistemology and he's arguably an important thinker of faith of our time. during this quantity, a uncommon staff of present day best philosophers handle the crucial facets 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 additionally integrated is an appendix containing Plantinga's usually said, yet formerly unpublished, lecture notes entitled 'Two Dozen (or so) Theistic Arguments', with a considerable preface to the appendix written by way of Plantinga in particular for this volume.

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