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Jonathan Kvanvig

Jonathan Lee Kvanvig (born December 7, 1954) is Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at Baylor University.[1]

Kvanvig is also an author, best known for his book The Problem of Hell (published 1993) which debates Hell in a modern theological and philosophical way.

He is the owner and administrator of the blog Certain Doubts, which covers topics related to epistemology.[2]

Selected bibliography

  • Oxford Studies in Philosophy of Religion, ed., Volume 1, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008. (Contributors: Finch & Rea, Fischer, Frances, Hajek, Koons, O'Connor, Pruss, Senor, Stump, van Inwagen, Zagzebski)
  • The Knowability Paradox, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006. (Paperback Edition 2008).
  • The Value of Knowledge and the Pursuit of Understanding, New York: Cambridge University Press, 2003. (Paperback Edition 2007; Chapter One reprinted in Duncan Pritchard and Ram Neta, eds., Arguing About Knowledge, London: Routledge, 2008.)
  • Warrant in Contemporary Epistemology: Essays in Honor of Plantinga's Theory of Knowledge,ed., Savage, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 1996. (Contributors: BonJour, Conee, Feldman, Foley, Klein, Kvanvig, Lehrer, Lycan, Markie, Pappas, Plantinga, Sosa, Swain, van Fraassen).
  • The Problem of Hell, New York: Oxford University Press, ISBN 978-0-19-508487-0, 1993.
  • The Intellectual Virtues and the Life of the Mind: On the Place of the Virtues in Contemporary Epistemology, in the Studies in Epistemology and Cognitive Theory Series, Paul K. Moser, general editor, Savage, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 1992.
  • The Possibility of an All-Knowing God, London: Macmillan Press Ltd., Library of Philosophy and Religion, John Hick, general editor, 1986, and New York: St. Martin's Press, 1986.


  1. ^ Kvanvig at Baylor University at the Wayback Machine (archived September 10, 2006)
  2. ^ Certain DoubtsAbout

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