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Jaegwon Kim

American philosopher

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Jaegwon Kim was a Korean-American philosopher. At the time of his death, Kim was an emeritus professor of philosophy at Brown University. He also taught at several other leading American universities during his lifetime, including the University of Michigan, Cornell University, the University of Notre Dame, Johns Hopkins University, and Swarthmore College. He is best known for his work on mental causation, the mind-body problem and the metaphysics of supervenience and events. Key themes in his work include: a rejection of Cartesian metaphysics, the limitations of strict psychophysical identity, supervenience, and the individuation of events. Kim's work on these and other contemporary metaphysical and epistemological issues is well represented by the papers collected in Supervenience and Mind: Selected Philosophical Essays .

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University of Notre Dame

Catholic university located in South Bend, Indiana, United States

Brown University

Private university in Providence, Rhode Island

Dartmouth College

University and liberal arts college in Hanover, New Hampshire, United States

University of Michigan

Public research university in Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

Cornell University

Private university in Ithaca

Johns Hopkins University

University in Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Swarthmore College

Liberal arts college in Swarthmore, Pennsylvania

Princeton University

Private Ivy League research university in Princeton, New Jersey, United States

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#264 World Rank
Philosophy
#7481 World Rank
Sociology
#8107 World Rank
Political Science
#9067 World Rank
Anthropology
#9482 World Rank
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Religious Studies
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Economics
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Computer Science
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Mathematics
#22427 World Rank
History
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Psychology
#37284 World Rank
Communications
#53023 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#74259 World Rank
Literature
#87918 World Rank
Physics
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