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Readership: Undergraduate and Graduate Philosophy of Religion Students
Daniel C. Dennett, Austin B. Fletcher Professor of Philosophy, Tufts University, and Alvin Plantinga, John A. O'Brien Professor of Philosophy, University of Notre Dame
Daniel C. Dennett is the Co-Director of the Center for Cognitive Studies, University Professor, and Austin B. Fletcher Professor of Philosophy at Tufts University. He is the author of Breaking the Spell: Religion as a Natural Phenomenon (2006) and Freedom Evolves (2003).
Alvin Plantinga is John A. O'Brien Professor of Philosophy at the University of Notre Dame. He is the author of Essays in the Metaphysics of Modality (OUP, 2003) and Warranted Christian Belief (OUP, 2000).
"an excellent book which takes two of the top living philosophers going head-to-head over one of the most controversial (hence, interesting) subjects in Western culture." - Jim Slagle, Metascience
"an interesting exchange on a very timely topic, and one which gives readers a good illustration of how this debate is often conducted today, especially from the atheistic side." - Brendan Sweetman, Philosophy in Review
Alvin Plantinga: 1. Science and Religion: Where the Conflict Really Lies
Daniel Dennett: 2. Truths that Miss their Mark: Naturalism Unscathed
Alvin Plantinga: 3. Reply to Dennett
Daniel Dennett: 4. Habits of Imagination and their Effect on Incredulity
Alvin Plantinga: 5. Final Statement
Daniel Dennett: 6. No Miracles Needed