William Alston

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Birthday
29, 1921
Birthplace
Shreveport, LA
Death Date
Sep 13, 2009 (87)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
29, 1921
Birthplace
Shreveport, LA
Death Date
Sep 13, 2009 (87)

About

Analytic philosopher most remembered for his work on topics like the philosophy of language and Christianity.

Before Fame

He obtained his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago and had a successful teaching career at Syracuse University, Rutgers University, and the University of Michigan.

Trivia

He was the President of the American Philosophical Association in 1979.

Family Life

He was born in Shreveport, Louisiana, and died at his home in Jamesville, New York.

Associated With

He founded the journal Faith and Philosophy and the Society of Christian Philosophers with Robert Adams, Alvin Plantinga, and Nicholas Wolterstorff.