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Kim, Jaegwon

Works: 82 works in 462 publications in 7 languages and 15,495 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  Fiction  Conference papers and proceedings  Academic theses 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Translator, Creator
Classifications: BD418.3, 128.2
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Most widely held works by Jaegwon Kim
Philosophy of mind by Jaegwon Kim( )

63 editions published between 1996 and 2019 in 4 languages and held by 3,068 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The philosophy of mind has long been part of the core philosophy curriculum, and this book is the classic, comprehensive survey of the subject. Designed as an introduction to the field for upper-level undergraduates and graduate students, Philosophy of Mind focuses on the mind-body problem and related issues, some touching on the status of psychology and cognitive science
Mind in a physical world : an essay on the mind-body problem and mental causation by Jaegwon Kim( )

41 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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, mental causation, and reductionism. Kim construes the mind-body problem as that of finding a place for the mind in a world that is fundamentally physical. Among other points, he redefines the roles of supervenience and emergence in the discussion of the mind-body problem. Arguing that various contemporary accounts of mental causation are inadequate, he offers his own partially reductionist solution on the basis of a novel model of reduction
A Companion to metaphysics( )

34 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 1,888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Physicalism, or something near enough by Jaegwon Kim( )

33 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and Italian and held by 1,792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contemporary discussions in philosophy of mind have largely been shaped by physicalism, the doctrine that all phenomena are ultimately physical. Here, Jaegwon Kim presents the most comprehensive and systematic presentation yet of his influential ideas on the mind-body problem. He seeks to determine, after half a century of debate: What kind of (or "how much") physicalism can we lay claim to? He begins by laying out mental causation and consciousness as the two principal challenges to contemporary physicalism. How can minds exercise their causal powers in a physical world? Is a physicalist account of consciousness possible? The book's starting point is the "supervenience" argument (sometimes called the "exclusion" argument), which Kim reformulates in an extended defense. This argument shows that the contemporary physicalist faces a stark choice between reductionism (the idea that mental phenomena are physically reducible) and epiphenomenalism (the view that mental phenomena are causally impotent) Along the way, Kim presents a novel argument showing that Cartesian substance dualism offers no help with mental causation. Mind-body reduction, therefore, is required to save mental causation. But are minds physically reducible? Kim argues that all but one type of mental phenomena are reducible, including intentional mental phenomena, such as beliefs and desires. The apparent exceptions are the intrinsic, felt qualities of conscious experiences ("qualia") Kim argues, however, that certain relational properties of qualia, in particular their similarities and differences, are behaviorally manifest and hence in principle reducible, and that it is these relational properties of qualia that are central to their cognitive roles. The causal efficacy of qualia, therefore, is not entirely lost. According to Kim, then, while physicalism is not the whole truth, it is the truth near enough
Essays in the metaphysics of mind by Jaegwon Kim( )

22 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Jaegwon Kim presents a selection of his essays from the last two decades. The volume includes three new essays, on an agent-centered first-person account of action explanation, the concepts of realization and their bearings on the mind-body problem, and the nonexistence of laws in the special sciences. Among other topics covered are emergence and emergentism, the nature of explanation and of theories of explanation, reduction and reductive explanation, mental causation and explanatory exclusion. Kim tackles questions such as: How should we understand the concept of èmergence', and what are the prospects of emergentism as a doctrine about the status of minds? What does an agent-centered, first-person account of explanation of human actions look like? Why aren't there strict laws in the special sciences-sciences like biology, psychology, and sociology? The essays will be accessible to attentive readers without an extensive philosophical background."--Jacket
Emergence or reduction? : essays on the prospects of nonreductive physicalism by Ansgar Beckermann( )

23 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 1,207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A companion to metaphysics( )

21 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Since its publication over a decade ago, A Companion to Metaphysics has established itself as the leading one-volume reference resource in the field. This extended and revised new edition brings the Companion up to date. A new section of longer review essays focuses on the major topics that continue to have an abiding centrality for the field and which have seen significant developments in recent years, including Fictional Entities, Individuation, Persistence, Realism & Anti-realism about Abstract Entities, as well Causation, Freedom of the Will, the Mind/Body Problem, Modality, and Space & Time. In addition the central A-Z section, consisting of nearly three hundred entries, has been extended with new entries on emerging topics and major metaphysicians and the existing entries have been brought up to date where necessary." "Written by leading figures in the field and offering comprehensive coverage of both historical and contemporary metaphysics and from analytic and continental traditions, the entries in this extensively cross-referenced volume combine to form a complete and up to date reference guide for student and professional alike."--Jacket
Supervenience and mind : selected philosophical essays by Jaegwon Kim( Book )

35 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and held by 569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jaegwon Kim is one of the most pre-eminent and most influential contributors to the philosophy of mind and metaphysics. This collection of essays presents the core of his work on supervenience and mind with two sets of postscripts especially written for the book. The essays focus on such issues as the nature of causation and events, what dependency relations other than causal relations connect facts and events, the analysis of supervenience, and the mind-body problem. A central problem in the philosophy of mind is the problem of explaining how the mind can causally influence bodily processes. Professor Kim explores this problem in detail, criticises the nonreductionist solution of it, and offers a modified reductionist solution of his own. Both professional philosophers and their graduate students will find this an invaluable collection
Values and morals : essays in honor of William Frankena, Charles Stevenson, and Richard Brandt by Alvin I Goldman( Book )

19 editions published between 1978 and 1987 in 3 languages and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This Festschrift seeks to honor three highly distinguished scholars in the Department of Philosophy, University of Michigan: William K. Frankena, Charles L. Stevenson, and Richard B. Brandt. Each has made significant con tributions to the philosophic literature, particularly in the field of ethics. Michigan has been fortunate in having three such original and productive moral philosophers serving ob its faculty simultaneously. Yet they stand in a long tradition of excellence, both within the Department and in the University. Let us trace that tradition briefly. The University of Michigan opened in 184l.lts Department of Literature, Science, and the Arts at first resembled a typical American college ofthat period, with religious and ethical indoctrination playing a central role in course offerings. But when Henry Tappan, a Presbyterian clergyman and Professor of philosophy, became President in 1852, he succeeded in shifting the emphasis from indoctrination to inquiry and scholarship. Though he was dismissed for his policies in 1863, Tappan's efforts to establish a broad and liberal curriculum prevailed. Michigan was to take its place among the leading educational institutions in this country, and to achieve an international reputation as a research center. Several past philosophers are worthy of mention here. George Sylvester Morris, an absolute idealist, joined the Department in 1881, having served from 1870 as Chairman of the Department of Modern Languages and Literature. He assumed the Chairmanship of Philosophy in 1884
Metaphysics : an anthology by Jaegwon Kim( Book )

35 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Thoroughly updated, the second edition of this highly successful textbook continues to represent the most comprehensive and authoritative collection of canonical readings in metaphysics. In addition to updated material from the first edition, it presents entirely new sections on ontology and the metaphysics of material objects. One of the most comprehensive and authoritative metaphysics anthologies available - now updated and expanded Offers the most important contemporary works on the central issues of metaphysics Includes new sections on ontology and the metaphysics of material objects, as well as readings on the topics of fictionalism, fundamentality, tropes, vague identity, temporary intrinsics, stage theory, and composition Surpasses other anthologies in its combination of contributions from leading metaphysicians and a younger generation of "rising-stars" "--
Epistemology : an anthology by Ernest Sosa( Book )

17 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This volume represents the most comprehensive and authoritative collection of canonical readings in the theory of knowledge." "Concentrating on the central topics of the field, it includes many of the most important contributions made in recent decades by several outstanding authors. Topics include skepticism and the Pyrrhonian problematic, the definition of knowledge, and the structure of epistemic justification." "It is ideal as a reader for all courses in epistemology."--Jacket
Supervenience( Book )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A companion to metaphysics by Jaegwon Kim( Book )

19 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'A Companion to Metaphysics' includes a section of detailed review essays from renowned metaphysicians, and the addition of more than 30 new encyclopedic entries, taking the number of entries to over 300
Supervenience by Jaegwon Kim( )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The International Research library of Philosophy collects in book form a wide range of important and influential essays in philosophy, drawn predominantly from English language journals. Each volume in the library deals with a field of enquiry which has received significant attention in philosophy in the last 25 years and is edited by a philosopher noted in that field."--Provided by publisher
Trois essais sur l'émergence by Jaegwon Kim( Book )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in French and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dans ces trois essais philosophiques, le philosophe américain examine et critique le sens et la cohérence de l'image générale du monde que sous-tendent les principes de la doctrine émergentiste
La survenance et l'esprit by Jaegwon Kim( Book )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in French and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Etude sur le concept de survenance en philosophie de l'esprit, par l'un des théoriciens contemporains les plus importants dans le domaine. Le philosophe examine notamment les arguments de ceux qui ont vu dans l'idée de survenance la formulation possible d'un physicalisme libre de tout engagement réductionniste
A companion to metaphysics( )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays in honor of Carl G. Hempel : a tribute on the occasion of his sixty-fifth birthday by Nicholas Rescher( Book )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The eminent philosopher of science Carl G. Hempel, Stuart Professor of Philosophy at Princeton University and a Past President of the American Philosophical Association, has had a long and distinguished academic career in the course of which he has been professorial mentor to some of America's most distinguished philosophers. This volume gathers together twelve original papers by Hempel's students and associates into a volume intended to do homage to Hempel on the occasion of his 65th year in 1970. The papers are grouped around the unifying topic of Hempel's own interests in logic and philosophy of science, the great majority dealing with issues on inductive logic and the theory of scientific explanatio- problems to which Hempel has devoted the bulk of his outstandingly fruitful efforts. With the approach of 'Peter' Hempel's 65th birthday, an editorial committee sprang into being by an uncannily spontaneous process to prepare to commemorate this event with an appropriate Festschrift. The editors were pleased to receive unfailingly prompt and efficient coopera tion on the part of all contributors. The responsibility of seeing the work through the press was assumed by Nicholas Rescher. The editors are grateful to all concerned for their collaboration. ALAN ROSS ANDERSON PAUL BENACERRAF ADOLF GRUNBAUM GERALD J. MASSEY NICHOLAS RESCHER RICHARD S. RUDNER TABLE OF CONTENTS PREFACE V PAUL OPPENHEIM: Reminiscences of Peter 1 w. v. QUINE: Natural Kinds 5 JAAKKO HINTIKKA: Inductive Independence and the Paradoxes of Confirmation 24 WESLEY c
Explanation, prediction and retrodiction : some logical and pragmatic considerations by Jaegwon Kim( Book )

8 editions published between 1962 and 1973 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bibliography: p.130-131
Emergence or Reduction? : Essays on the Prospects of Nonreductive Physicalism( )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Philosophy of mind
Mind in a physical world : an essay on the mind-body problem and mental causationA Companion to metaphysicsPhysicalism, or something near enoughEssays in the metaphysics of mindEmergence or reduction? : essays on the prospects of nonreductive physicalismA companion to metaphysicsSupervenience and mind : selected philosophical essaysValues and morals : essays in honor of William Frankena, Charles Stevenson, and Richard Brandt
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Gim, Jaegwon 1934-2019

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Kim Jae-gwon 1934-2019

Kim Jaegwon

Kim, Jaegwon 1934-2019

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