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Mind in a physical world : an essay on the mind-body problem and mental causation

Author: Jaegwon Kim
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, 2000, ©1998.
Series: Representation and mind.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st MIT Press paperback edView all editions and formats
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This book, based on Jaegwon Kim's 1996 Townsend Lectures, presents the philosopher's current views on a variety of issues in the metaphysics of the mind -- in particular, the mind-body problem,  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jaegwon Kim
ISBN: 0262112345 9780262112345 9780262611534 0262611538
OCLC Number: 44023147
Notes: "A Bradford book."
Book consists of four revised lectures given by the author as the Townsend Lectures at the University of California, Berkeley, in Mar. 1996.
Description: viii, 146 p. ; 21 cm.
Contents: 1. The Mind-Body Problem: Where We Now Are --
2. The Many Problems of Mental Causation --
3. Mental Causation: The Backlash and Free Lunches --
4. Reduction and Reductionism: A New Look.
Series Title: Representation and mind.
Responsibility: Jaegwon Kim.

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"Mr. Kim has long been a lone voice against the dominant functionalist orthodoxy, but the tide now seems to be turning in his favor. In this book he elegantly cuts through the baroque structure of Read more...

 
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