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Faculty: Alvin Plantinga

Alvin Plantinga, Emeritus, Philosophy

616-526-6087
acp8@calvin.edu
Hiemenga Hall 449

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curriculum vitae (.pdf)

Educational Background

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

Research Interests

Metaphysics, Epistemology and Philosophy of Religion

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.

Recent Publications

“Proper Functionalism,” with Kenny Boyce, in Continuum Companion to Epistemology, ed. Andrew Cullison, forthcoming.

"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.

Additional information

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