Knowledge of God

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John Wiley & Sons, Feb 17, 2009 - Philosophy - 280 pages
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Is belief in God epistemically justified? That's the question atthe heart of this volume in the Great Debates in Philosophyseries, with Alvin Plantinga and Michael Tooley each addressingthis fundamental question with distinctive arguments from opposingperspectives.
  • The first half of the book contains each philosopher'sexplanation of his particular view; the second half allows them todirectly respond to each other's arguments, in a lively andengaging conversation
  • Offers the reader a one of a kind, interactive discussion
  • Forms part of the acclaimed Great Debates in Philosophyseries
 

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Contents

1 Against Naturalism Alvin Plantinga
1
2 Does God Exist? Michael Tooley
70
3 Reply to Tooleys Opening Statement Alvin Plantinga
151
4 Reply to Plantingas Opening Statement Michael Tooley
184
5 Can Robots think? Reply to Tooleys Second Statement Alvin Plantinga
218
6 Closing Statement and Response to Plantingas Comments Michael Tooley
233
Bibliography
249
Index
257
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Alvin Plantinga is John A. O'Brien Professor of Philosophyat the University of Notre Dame. He is widely known for his work inepistemology and philosophy of religion, and is the author ofWarranted Christian Belief (2000). He is also editor (withMatthew Davidson) of Essays in the Metaphysics of Modality(2003).

Michael Tooley is Distinguished College Professor ofPhilosophy at the University of Colorado, Boulder. He is well knownfor his work in metaphysics and applied ethics, and is the authorof Time, Tense, and Causation (1997) and editor ofMetaphysics (5 volumes, 1999).

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