Qualia and Mental Causation in a Physical World: Themes from the Philosophy of Jaegwon Kim

Qualia and Mental Causation in a Physical World: Themes from the Philosophy of Jaegwon Kim


How does brain healthy into nature? Philosophy has lengthy been excited about this query. No modern thinker has performed extra to explain it than Jaegwon Kim, a individual analytic thinker focusing on metaphysics and philosophy of brain. With new contributions from a good line-up of eminent students, this quantity specializes in matters raised in Kim's paintings. The chapters cluster round issues: first, exclusion, supervenience, and relief, with cognizance to the causal exclusion argument for which Kim is commonly celebrated; and moment, extra special recognition and qualia, with awareness to the clients for a functionalist account of the psychological. This quantity is bound to develop into a tremendous concentration of recognition and study within the disciplines of metaphysics and philosophy of brain.

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