Alvin C. Plantinga

Alvin Plantinga


PhD, Yale University
MA, University of Michigan
BA, Calvin College


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Listen to Dr. Plantinga's recent lecture, "What is Christian Philosophy?" Presented Thursday, November 17, 2011

Academic interests

Metaphysics, Epistemology and Philosophy of Religion


"Naturalism, Theism, Obligation and Supervenience," Faith and Philosophy, 2010 (14).

"Content and Natural Selection" Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, Sept. 2011.

"Epistemological Self-Profile", in A Companion to Epistemology, 2nd ed., ed. Matthias Steup. (Oxford: Blackwell), 2010.

"Transworld Depravity, Transworld Sanctity, & Uncooperative Essences," Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, 2009.

Recent Books

Where the Conflict Really Lies: Science, Religion and Naturalism. New York: Oxford University Press, 2011.

Are Science and Religion Compatible? -- A Debate, with Daniel Dennett, ed. and James Sterba, Oxford University Press, 2010.

Knowledge of God, with Michael Tooley, Blackwell Publishing, 2008.

Essays in the Metaphysics of Modality, (ed. Matthew Davidson), Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003.

Warranted Christian Belief, New York: Oxford University Press, 2000.

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