Plantinga’s defence of the free will defence in chapter nine ofThe Nature of Necessity

Sophia 41 (2):19-29 (2002)

Abstract

Alvin Plantinga, in the ninth chapter ofThe Nature of Necessity, sets out a defence of the Free Will Defence (FWD)2. In what follows, I shall set out, to begin with, a statement of the main line of his argument3. I shall, then, set out a number of minor criticisms of the ninth chapter. Finally, I shall set out a criticism of Plantinga’s argument

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The Nature of Necessity.Alvin Plantinga - 1974 - Oxford, England: Clarendon Press.
Evil and Omnipotence.J. L. Mackie - 1955 - Mind 64 (254):200-212.
Evil and Omnipotence.J. L. Mackie - 1955 - In Tim Crane & Katalin Farkas (eds.), Metaphysics: A Guide and Anthology. Oxford University Press.

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