Knowledge of God

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

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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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About the author (2009)

Alvin Plantinga is John A. O'Brien Professor of Philosophy at the University of Notre Dame. He is widely known for his work in epistemology and philosophy of religion, and is the author of Warranted Christian Belief (2000). He is also editor (with Matthew Davidson) of Essays in the Metaphysics of Modality (2003).

Michael Tooley is Distinguished College Professor of Philosophy at the University of Colorado, Boulder. He is well known for his work in metaphysics and applied ethics, and is the author of Time, Tense, and Causation (1997) and editor of Metaphysics (5 volumes, 1999).

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