Knowledge and Reality: Essays in Honor of Alvin Plantinga / Edition 1

Knowledge and Reality: Essays in Honor of Alvin Plantinga / Edition 1

by Thomas M. Crisp
     
 

This volume comprises essays presented to Alvin Plantinga on the occasion of his 70th birthday. Plantinga is one of the leading figures in Anglo-American metaphysics, epistemology and philosophy of religion; his work in these areas has been the focus of wide scholarly attention. This collection of essays, all of which were written specifically for this volume in

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This volume comprises essays presented to Alvin Plantinga on the occasion of his 70th birthday. Plantinga is one of the leading figures in Anglo-American metaphysics, epistemology and philosophy of religion; his work in these areas has been the focus of wide scholarly attention. This collection of essays, all of which were written specifically for this volume in honor of Plantinga’s 70th birthday, ranges broadly over topics in metaphysics and epistemology and includes contributions by some of the best philosophers writing today. The volume will be of particular interest to metaphysicians, epistemologists, philosophers of religion and theologians as it includes important recent work by some of the leading thinkers in these fields.

With contributions from William P. Alston, Michael Bergmann, Richard Fumerton, Jenann Ismael, Jonathan Kvanvig, Trenton Merricks, Richard Otte, John Pollock, Michael C. Rea, Eleonore Stump, James Tomberlin, Peter van Inwagen, Nicholas Wolterstorff, and Keith Yandell.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781402047329
Publisher:
Springer Netherlands
Publication date:
07/26/2006
Series:
Philosophical Studies Series, #103
Edition description:
2006
Pages:
330
Product dimensions:
9.21(w) x 6.14(h) x 0.81(d)

Table of Contents

Contributing Authors. Preface. Acknowledgments.- 1 Actualism and Presentism; J.E. Tomberlin.- 2 Properties; P. van Inwagen.- 3 So You Think You Exist? In Defense of Nolipsism; J. Ismael, J.L. Pollock.- 4 Substance and Artifact in Aquinas's Metaphysics; E. Stump.- 5 Epistemology and Metaphysics; W.P. Alston.- 6 Historicizing the Belief-Forming Self; N. Wolterstorff.- 7 A Dilemma for Internalism; M. Bergmann.- 8 Epistemic Internalism, Philosophical Assurance and the Skeptical Predicament; R. Fumerton.- 9 Scientific Naturalism and the Value of Knowledge; J. Kvanvig.- 10 Naturalism and Moral Realism; M.C. Rea.- 11 A Problem with Bayesian Conditionalization; R. Otte.- 12 Materialism and Post-Mortem Survival; K.E. Yandell.- 13 Split Brains and the Godhead; T. Merricks.- Index.

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