The Analytic Theist

The Analytic Theist

by Alvin Plantinga, James F. (Ed.) Sennett, Alvin C. Plantinga
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0802842291

ISBN-13: 9780802842299

Pub. Date: 08/01/1998

Publisher: Eerdmans, William B. Publishing Company

Alvin Plantinga, called by Time magazine "America's leading orthodox Protestant philosopher of God," has had a profound impact on the philosophical discipline.

This book gathers in one place Plantinga's most important work in the philosophy of religion generally and his contribution to the resurgence in Christian philosophy in particular.

Organized into four

Overview

Alvin Plantinga, called by Time magazine "America's leading orthodox Protestant philosopher of God," has had a profound impact on the philosophical discipline.

This book gathers in one place Plantinga's most important work in the philosophy of religion generally and his contribution to the resurgence in Christian philosophy in particular.

Organized into four sections-"Natural Theology and Atheology," "Reformed Epistemology," "Divine Nature and Attributes," and "Christian Philosophy"-these thirteen essays and book excerpts reflect the areas of thought in which Plantinga has been most influential. The volume also includes an Afterword by Plantinga and instructions for accessing his work on the World Wide Web.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780802842299
Publisher:
Eerdmans, William B. Publishing Company
Publication date:
08/01/1998
Pages:
388
Product dimensions:
0.80(w) x 6.14(h) x 9.21(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

Alvin Plantinga: A Short Chronology

Introduction
The Analytic Theist: An Appreciation, by James F. Sennett

    I. NATURAL THEOLOGY AND ATHEOLOGY

  1. God and Analogy
  2. The Free Will Defense
  3. The Ontological Argument
  4. Is Naturalism Irrational?
  5. II. REFORMED EPISTEMOLOGY

  6. Reason and Belief in God
  7. Justification and Theism
  8. A Defense of Religious Exclusivism
  9. III. DIVINE NATURE AND ATTRIBUTES

  10. Necessary Being
  11. Does God Have a Nature?
  12. On Ockham's Way Out
  13. IV. CHRISTIAN PHILOSOPHY

  14. Advice to Christian Philosophers
  15. Sheehan's Shenanigans: How Theology Becomes Tomfoolery
  16. Christian Philosophy at the End of the Twentieth Century

Afterword, by Alvin Plantinga
Alvin Plantinga: A Bibliography
Reprint Permission Acknowledgments

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