PLANTINGA, Alvin


PLANTINGA, Alvin
(1938-)
   American CALVINIST philosopher who has written extensively on both the ONTOLOGICAL ARGUMENT and the PROBLEM OF EVIL. His book God and Other Minds (1969) is a modern philosophical defence of THEISM.

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  • Bibliography —  ❖ Abelard, Peter (1849 59), Opera, ed. V. Cousin and C. Jourdain, Paris: Durand.  ❖ Abelard, Peter (1855), Opera Omnia, ed. J. P. Migne, Paris: Garnier.  ❖ Abelard, Peter (1969 87), Opera Theologica, i iii, ed. E. Buytaert and C. Mews, Corpus… …   Christian Philosophy

  • Evolutionary argument against naturalism — The Evolutionary argument against naturalism (sometimes abbreviated EAAN) is a philosophical argument that metaphysical naturalism when combined with contemporary evolutionary accounts of the origin of human life is self defeating. [Alvin… …   Wikipedia

  • Ontological argument — The ontological argument for the existence of God (or simply ontological argument) is an a priori proof for the existence of God. The ontological argument was first proposed by the eleventh century monk Anselm of Canterbury, who defined God as… …   Wikipedia


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