Alvin Plantinga

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Birthday
15, 1932
Birthplace
Michigan
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
15, 1932 (age 85)
Birthplace
Michigan

About

Analytic philosopher and inaugural holder of the Jellema Chair in Philosophy at Calvin College.

Before Fame

He attended Harvard University. He became known for his contributions to the philosophy of religion, epistemology, metaphysics, and Christian apologetics.

Trivia

He learned that some people believe they are 100 percent sure God exists. He wrote God and Other Minds from 1967, Warranted Christian Belief from 2000, and was called "America's leading orthodox Protestant philosopher of God" by Time Magazine.

Family Life

He married Kathleen De Boer in 1955.

Associated With

His work was supported by Thomas Nagel.