7 edition of Alvin Plantinga (Profiles) found in the catalog.
December 31, 1899
Written in English
|Contributions||H. Tomberlin (Editor), P. van Inwagen (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||436|
Alvin Plantinga's version of the free will defense  is an attempt to refute the logical problem of evil, the argument that to posit the existence of an omnipotent, omniscient, omnibenevolent God in an evil world constitutes a logical contradiction.  Plantinga's argument is that "It is possible that God, even being omnipotent, could not create a world with free creatures who never choose. In this companion volume to Warrant: The Current Debate, Alvin Plantinga develops an original approach to the question of epistemic warrant; that is what turns true belief into knowledge. He argues that what is crucial to warrant is the proper functioning of one's cognitive faculties in the right kind of cognitive environment. Although this book is in some sense a sequel to its companion.
In his absorbing new book, Where the Conflict Really Lies, Alvin Plantinga, a distinguished analytic philosopher known for his contributions to metaphysics and theory of knowledge as well as to the philosophy of religion, turns this alleged opposition on its head. His overall claim is that “there is superficial conflict but deep concord. Some have called Alvin Plantinga this, and, whether you agree with him or not, the title is certainly warranted. In this book, 'God, Freedom, and Evil', Plantinga analyzes several mainline arguments of both natural theology and natural atheology. He finds all atheistic arguments wanting and most theistic arguments by:
Plantinga concludes the book by explaining that there is no significant conflict between science and religion (rather there exists great concord), but that the conflict really lies between naturalism and evolution. Reviewer's Thoughts "Where the Conflict Really Lies" was a challenging but rewarding read. The fact, that Plantinga grants, for the. Alvin Carl Plantinga (;  born Novem ) is an American analytic philosopher, the John A. O'Brien Professor of Philosophy Emeritus at the University of Notre Dame, and the inaugural holder of the Jellema Chair in Philosophy at Calvin College.. Plantinga is widely known for his work in philosophy of religion, epistemology, metaphysics and Christian apologetics.
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Known for distinguished work in the fields of metaphysics and philosophy of religion, Alvin Plantinga ventures further into epistemology in this book and its companion volume, Warrant and Proper Function.
Plantinga examines the nature of epistemic warrant; whatever it. Alvin Plantinga has 32 books on Goodreads with ratings. Alvin Plantinga’s most popular book is God, Freedom, and Evil.
Book Description. Few thinkers have had as much impact on contemporary philosophy as has Alvin Plantinga. The work of this quintessential analytic philosopher has set the tone for the debate in the fields of modal Alvin Plantinga book and epistemology and he is arguably the most important philosopher of religion of our time.5/5(1).
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Looking for books by Alvin Plantinga. See all books authored by Alvin Plantinga, including God, Freedom, and Evil, and Science and Religion: Are They Compatible?, and more on The second part of the book is Plantinga's presentation of the ontological argument for the existence of God.
Here, Plantinga is (it seems to me) far less persuasive. His modal version of the argument is in some ways more refined than the classic version of St. Anselm, but I /5(57). Alvin Plantinga begins his book by explaining the objections to Christian beliefs. Then he goes on to demonstrate why these objections fail.
So this is a book of apologetics and philosophy. If anyone has Alvin Plantinga book you that God is a figment of your imagination, you will enjoy this book. Especially if anyone has said your beliefs are incoherent/5(29).
Alvin Plantinga has revolutionized analytical philosophy by making belief in God a reasonable position again in that sphere. This book lays out the cores of his arguments and is much referenced, both by supports and those who attempt to refute his positions/5. If you’d like to purchase the book and support Apologetics at the same time, click on this link.
 Although a minimal education in philosophy might help the reader to fully comprehend the concepts presented in the book.  Plantinga, Alvin C. God, Freedom, and Evil. Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company,p.
Few thinkers have had as much impact on contemporary philosophy as has Alvin Plantinga. The work of this quintessential analytic philosopher has in many respects set the tone for the debate in the fields of modal metaphysics and epistemology and he is arguably the.
A long-awaited major statement by pre-eminent analytic philosopher Alvin Plantinga, Where the Conflict Really Lies illuminates one of our society's biggest debatesthe conflict between science and nga examines where this conflict is said to existlooking at areas such as evolution, divine action in the world, and the scientific study of religionand he considers claims by.
Few thinkers have had as much impact on contemporary philosophy as has Alvin Plantinga. The work of this quintessential analytic philosopher has in many respects set the tone for the debate in the fields of modal metaphysics and epistemology and he is arguably the most important philosopher of religion of our time.
In this volume, a distinguished team of today's leading. God, Freedom and Evil is a short work, originally published in the mids, wherein Plantinga addresses issues pertaining to the existence of God.
The book draws upon the author's prior works, "The Nature of Necessity" and "God and Other Minds". For readers new to this area of thought Plantinga is one of the most widely respected and read /5(46). Alvin Plantinga is John A. O'Brien Professor of Philosophy at the University of Notre Dame.
He is widely known for his work in epistemology and philosophy of religion, and is the author of Warranted Christian Belief (). He is also editor (with Matthew Davidson) of Essays in the Metaphysics of Modality ().
Michael Tooley is Distinguished College Professor of Philosophy at Brand: Wiley. God and Other Minds is a book by the American philosopher of religion Alvin Plantinga which re-kindled philosophical debate on the existence of God in Anglo-American philosophical circles by arguing that belief in God was like belief in other minds: although neither could be demonstrated conclusively against a determined sceptic both were fundamentally rational.
In this book Alvin Plantinga argues: there is superficial conflict but deep concord between science and theistic religion, but superficial concord and deep conflict between science and naturalism.
The book is not necessarily an easy read, but delves deeply into the subject area with clear, reasonable and philosophical argumentation.4/5. Alvin Plantinga's free-will defense is a logical argument developed by the American analytic philosopher Alvin Plantinga and published in its final version in his book God, Freedom, and Evil.
Plantinga's argument is a defense against the logical problem of evil as formulated by the philosopher J. Mackie beginning in [verification needed] Mackie's formulation of the logical.
This is the third volume in Alvin Plantinga's trilogy on the notion of warrant, which he defines as that which distinguishes knowledge from true belief. In this volume, Plantinga examines warrant's role in theistic belief, tackling the questions of whether it is rational, reasonable, justifiable, and warranted to accept Christian belief and whether there is something epistemically unacceptable /5(5).
Alvin Plantinga Abstract This book is a long-awaited major statement by a pre-eminent analytic philosopher, on one of our biggest debates—the compatibility of science and : Alvin Plantinga.
Alvin Plantinga, who has led a movement of unapologetically Christian philosophers, argues that theism is compatible with science in his new book, “Where the Conflict Really Lies: Science.Alvin Carl Plantinga is an American analytic philosopher, the John A.
O'Brien Professor of Philosophy Emeritus at the University of Notre Dame and the inaugural holder of the Jellema Chair in Philosophy at Calvin College.
Plantinga is widely known for his work in philosophy of religion, epistemology, metaphysics and Christian apologetics. In his widely praised Warranted Christian Belief (Oxford, ) Alvin Plantinga discussed in great depth the question of the rationality, or sensibility, of Christian belief.
In this book Plantinga presents the same ideas in a briefer, much more accessible fashion. Recognized worldwide as a leading Christian philosopher, Plantinga probes what exactly is meant by the claim that religious -- and Brand: Eerdmans, William B.