Alvin Carl Plantinga (born November 15, 1932)

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Important years of life

1958 5

1963 1
1964 2
1966 4
1970 8
1978 7
1985 5

1990 1
1991 2
1993 4
1997 8
2005 7
2012 5

2017 1
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2020 4
2024 8
2032 7
2039 5

wiki information
Plantinga began his career as an instructor in the philosophy department at Yale in 1957, and then in 1958 he became a professor of philosophy at Wayne State University during its heyday as a major center for analytic philosophy. In 1963, he accepted a teaching job at Calvin College, where he replaced the retiring Jellema

From 1963-82, Plantinga taught at Calvin College before accepting an appointment as the John A. O’Brien Professor of Philosophy at the University of Notre Dame

In 2012, the University of Pittsburgh’s Philosophy Department, History and Philosophy of Science Department, and the Center for the History and Philosophy of Science co-awarded Plantinga the Nicholas Rescher Prize for Systematic Philosophy, which he received with a talk titled, “Religion and Science: Where the Conflict Really Lies”
Templeton Prize (2017)
Rescher Prize in Philosophy (2012-13)

In 2017, Baylor University’s Center for Christian Philosophy inaugurated the Alvin Plantinga Award for Excellence in Christian Philosophy. Awardees deliver a lecture at Baylor University and their name is put on a plaque with Plantinga’s image in the Institute for Studies in Religion. He was named the first fellow of the center as well.

He was awarded the 2017 Templeton Prize.

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