Posts Tagged ‘dennett’

A little while ago The Prosblogion posted an interesting play-by-play of an exchange between Alvin Plantinga and Daniel Dennett here. I apologize because I know that this is getting old but I just haven’t had time to post it.

The exchange is interesting for two reasons. First, because it is between two rather seminal thinkers and secondly because it facilitated a rather interesting discussion in the comments section about:

1. The exchange between Plantinga and Dennett


2. The discussion of a proposed existence of “bias” against philosophers of religion (or more specifically theistic philosophers).

Quite a few other philosopher bloggers have written about this exchange. Leiter talks about it here, Keith DeRose addresses it here on The Prosblogion, Bill Vallicella here, Chris Pinkcock here and Bradley Monton here.

Edit: I also forgot to add that in the comments section someone posted a link to an mp3 of the whole conversation. It can be found here. The audio quality isn’t the best, but with headphones or loud speakers it’s understandable.


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