Alvin Plantinga

Alvin Plantinga

John A. O'Brien Professor of Philosophy

Contact Information

Mailing Address:
Department of Philosophy
University of Notre Dame
100 Malloy Hall
Notre Dame, IN 46556

Phone: (574) 631-6254

Office: 420 Malloy Hall
Office Hours: By Appointment

Curriculum Vitae


Ph.D., Yale.

Areas of Interest:

Epistemology, Metaphysics, Philosophy of Religion.

Selected Bibliography

Recent Articles:

  • "Methodological Naturalism?" in Facets of Faith and Science, ed. J. van der Meer (1995)
  • "Justification in the Twentieth Century" in Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, vol. L, Supplement, 45-71 (Fall 1990)
  • "Justification and Theism," Faith and Philosophy (1987)
  • "Two Concepts of Modality: Modal Realism and Modal Reductionism," in Philosophical Perspectives, I, Metaphysics ed. James Tomberlin (1987)
  • "Advice to Christian Philosophers," Faith and Philosophy (1984)
  • "Reason and Belief in God," Faith and Rationality, ed. by A. Plantinga and N. Wolterstorff (1983)
  • "How to be an Anti-Realist," Proceedings of the American Philosophical Association (1982)


  • Warranted Christian Belief (2000)
  • Warrant and Proper Function (1993)
  • Warrant: the Current Debate (1993)
  • Does God Have a Nature? (1980)
  • God, Freedom & Evil (1974)
  • The Nature of Necessity (1974)
  • God and Other Minds (1967)