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Essays in the metaphysics of mind, by Jaegwon Kim, (electronic resource)

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Essays in the metaphysics of mind
Title
Essays in the metaphysics of mind
Statement of responsibility
by Jaegwon Kim
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Jaegwon Kim presents a selection of his essays from the last two decades, on a set of related topics for which he has played a leading role in shaping philosophical debate, such as emergence, explanation, reduction, and mental causation
Action
digitized
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Kim, Jaegwon
Dewey number
110
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Oxford University Press
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  • Metaphysics
  • Philosophy of mind
Target audience
specialized
Label
Essays in the metaphysics of mind, by Jaegwon Kim, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Making sense of emergence -- The layered world : metaphysical considerations -- Emergence : core ideas and issues -- Supervenient and yet not deducible : is there a coherent concept of ontological emergence? -- Reasons and the first person -- Taking the agent's point of view seriously in action explanation -- Explanatory realism, casual realism, and explanatory exclusion -- Explanatory knowledge and metaphysical dependence -- Hempel, explanation, metaphysics -- Reduction and reductive explanation : is one possible without the other? -- Can supervenience and "non-strict" laws save anomalous monism? -- Causation and mental causation -- Two concepts of realization, mental causation, and physicalism -- Why there are no laws in the special sciences : three arguments
Control code
ocn700953407
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 317 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191613005
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)700953407
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Essays in the metaphysics of mind, by Jaegwon Kim, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Making sense of emergence -- The layered world : metaphysical considerations -- Emergence : core ideas and issues -- Supervenient and yet not deducible : is there a coherent concept of ontological emergence? -- Reasons and the first person -- Taking the agent's point of view seriously in action explanation -- Explanatory realism, casual realism, and explanatory exclusion -- Explanatory knowledge and metaphysical dependence -- Hempel, explanation, metaphysics -- Reduction and reductive explanation : is one possible without the other? -- Can supervenience and "non-strict" laws save anomalous monism? -- Causation and mental causation -- Two concepts of realization, mental causation, and physicalism -- Why there are no laws in the special sciences : three arguments
Control code
ocn700953407
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 317 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191613005
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)700953407
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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