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

By Deane-Peter Baker

Few thinkers have had as a lot impression on modern philosophy as has Alvin Plantinga. The paintings of this fundamental 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 crucial thinker of faith of our time. during this quantity, a exotic workforce of modern prime philosophers deal with the relevant elements of Plantinga's philosophy - his perspectives on ordinary 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 fresh paintings on mind-body dualism. additionally integrated is an appendix containing Plantinga's usually spoke of, yet formerly unpublished, lecture notes entitled 'Two Dozen (or so) Theistic Arguments', with a considerable preface to the appendix written through Plantinga in particular for this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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