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By Deane-Peter Baker

Few thinkers have had as a lot effect on modern philosophy as has Alvin Plantinga. The paintings of this fundamental 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 crucial thinker of faith of our time. during this quantity, a unique workforce of modern-day best philosophers handle the imperative points of Plantinga's philosophy - his perspectives on average theology; his responses to the matter of evil; his contributions to the sphere 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 additionally incorporated is an appendix containing Plantinga's usually talked about, yet formerly unpublished, lecture notes entitled 'Two Dozen (or so) Theistic Arguments', with a considerable preface to the appendix written by means of Plantinga in particular for this volume.

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