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Supervenience and Mind Selected Philosophical Essays

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ISBN-10: 0521439965

ISBN-13: 9780521439961

Edition: 1993

Authors: Jaegwon Kim, Jonathan Dancy, John Haldane, Gilbert Harman, Frank Jackson

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Book details

List price: $38.99
Copyright year: 1993
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 11/26/1993
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 6.10" wide x 8.46" long x 1.02" tall
Weight: 1.166
Language: English

Gilbert Harman is Stuart Professor of Philosophy at Princeton University and the author of Explaining Value and Other Essays in Moral Philosophy and Reasoning, Meaning, and Mind.

Preface
Sources
Events and supervenience
Causation, nomic subsumption, and the concept of event
Noncausal connections
Events as property exemplifications
Concepts of supervenience
"Strong" and "global" supervenience revisited
Epiphenomenal and supervenient causation
Supervenience for multiple domains
Supervenience as a philosophical concept
Postscripts on supervenience
Mind and mental causation
Psychophysical supervenience
Psychophysical laws
What is "naturalized epistemology"?
Mechanism, purpose, and explanatory exclusion
The myth of nonreductive materialism
Dretske on how reasons explain behavior
Multiple realization and the metaphysics of reduction
The nonreductivist's troubles with mental causation
Postscripts on mental causadon
Index