Brief Biography of
Alvin Plantinga (A.B. Calvin College 1954; Ph.D. Yale 1958) is John A. O'Brien Professor of Philosophy at the University of Notre Dame. He has taught philosophy at Notre Dame for twenty-five years; prior to that he taught it at Calvin College for nineteen years. At Notre Dame he gives seminars in philosophy of religion, metaphysics, epistemology, and religion and science. Among his books are God and Other Minds (1967), The Nature of Necessity (1974), God, Freedom and Evil (1974), Does God Have a Nature? (1980), Warrant: The Current Debate (1993), Warrant and Proper Function (1993), and Warranted Christian Belief (2000). He says he spends too much time flying around the US and other countries, but too little time rock climbing.