The Modal Problem Improved

There’s a good version of the modal problem of evil in Ted Guleserian’s (TG), ‘God and Possible Worlds: The Modal Problem of Evil’ (GPW) in Nous (1983). GPW is directly
There’s a good version of the modal problem of evil in Ted Guleserian’s (TG), ‘God and Possible Worlds: The Modal Problem of Evil’ (GPW) in Nous (1983). GPW is directly [More]

God and Worlds

There’s a good version of the modal problem of evil in Ted Guleserian’s (TG), ‘God and Possible Worlds: The Modal Problem of Evil’ (GPW) in Nous (1983). GPW is directly
There’s a good version of the modal problem of evil in Ted Guleserian’s (TG), ‘God and Possible Worlds: The Modal Problem of Evil’ (GPW) in Nous (1983). GPW is directly [More]

Libertarianism and Theism?

Many theists are libertarians about free will. I take it as a minimal implication of libertarianism that at any time t at which an agent S freely chooses A, S might have chosen ~A instead. The
Many theists are libertarians about free will. I take it as a minimal implication of libertarianism that at any time t at which an agent S freely chooses A, S might have chosen ~A instead. The [More]

Edward Feser: There and Back Again

Nice essay by Feser on his journey from Catholicism, to atheism, and back again.
Nice essay by Feser on his journey from Catholicism, to atheism, and back again. [More]

On Knowing God Exists

In this podcast and accompanying video, Paul Pardi lays out what he sees as Plantinga’s core argument and briefly examines some objections. The presentation was designed as a primer to Plantinga’s ideas on religious belief and warrant.
In this podcast and accompanying video, Paul Pardi lays out what he sees as Plantinga’s core argument and briefly examines some objections. The presentation was designed as a primer to Plantinga’s ideas on religious belief and warrant. [More]

Seattle-area Talk on Plantinga

For folks in the Seattle area that are interested in philosophy, I'll be giving a talk at the Capitol Hill Theology Pub on February 21st at 7:30p. My topic is titled "Knowing God Exists" and will cover the religious epistemology of Alvin Plantinga.
For folks in the Seattle area that are interested in philosophy, I'll be giving a talk at the Capitol Hill Theology Pub on February 21st at 7:30p. My topic is titled "Knowing God Exists" and will cover the religious epistemology of Alvin Plantinga. [More]

NPR Interviews Alvin Plantinga

Rachel Martin talks to Dr. Plantinga about his new book, Where the Conflict Really Lies. If you enjoyed this short interview, check out the interview Philosophy News did with Dr. Plantinga on the book.
Rachel Martin talks to Dr. Plantinga about his new book, Where the Conflict Really Lies. If you enjoyed this short interview, check out the interview Philosophy News did with Dr. Plantinga on the book. [More]

Plantinga and the Debate Between Science and Religion

This podcast is a recording that was made in August of 2007 at Rainier Beach Presbyterian Church in Seattle Washington. The speaker is Dr. Alvin Plantinga and the title of the talk is
“Religion and Science: Why does the Debate Continue?” This 2007 lecture is of particular interest because this month Dr. Plantinga has released a new book taking on the claim that religion and science are incompatible. His book, Where the Conflict Really Lies, is sure to generate a lot of discussion and be the subject of much debate. [More]

Interview with Peter Boghossian

In this podcast, we talk to professor Peter Boghossian about his view of the role of the educator and why he thinks faith claims should be given no countenance in the classroom. We also discuss his work with prisoners and how he thinks the Socratic method should be used as a philosophical tool.
In this podcast, we talk to professor Peter Boghossian about his view of the role of the educator and why he thinks faith claims should be given no countenance in the classroom. We also discuss his work with prisoners and how he thinks the Socratic method should be used as a philosophical tool. [More]

My Time with Alvin Plantinga

I first encountered Alvin Plantinga’s work back in the early 1990s when I was going through a particularly excruciating intellectual crisis. Twenty years later I was able to sit down with him and talk about his newest book.
I first encountered Alvin Plantinga’s work back in the early 1990s when I was going through a particularly excruciating intellectual crisis. Twenty years later I was able to sit down with him and talk about his newest book. [More]