By Alvin Plantinga,Matthew Davidson
This quantity includes the superior paintings in metaphysics from the earlier 30 years, and may stay a resource of serious competition and willing curiosity between philosophers of metaphysics and philosophical good judgment for years to come.
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Essays in the Metaphysics of Modality by Alvin Plantinga,Matthew Davidson