Intelligent Design and Selective History: Two Sources of Purpose and Plan

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Alvin Plantinga argues by counterexample that no naturalistic account of functions is possible--God is then the only source for natural functions. This paper replies to Plantinga's examples and arguments. Plantinga misunderstands naturalistic accounts. Plantinga's mistakes flow from his assimilation of functional notions in general to functions from intentional design in particular.
Keywords Alvin Plantinga  Functions  Intelligent Design
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