Peter van Inwagen

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Birthday
21, 1942
Birthplace
New York
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthplace
New York

About

American philosopher most recognized for his theories on metaphysics, religion, and the philosophy of action.

Before Fame

He obtained his Ph.D. from the University of Rochester. His monograph An Essay on Free Will from 1983 was influential in its treatment of libertarianism.

Trivia

He was president of the Society of Christian Philosophers for a number of years.

Family Life

He married his wife Lisette.

Associated With

He taught classes at Syracuse University where football player Jim Brown once studied.