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Supervenience

1st Edition

Edited by Jaegwon Kim

Routledge

426 pages

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Hardback: 9780754620631
pub: 2002-08-08
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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.

Table of Contents

Contents: Physicalism: ontology, determination and reduction, Geoffrey Paul Hellman and Frank Wilson Thompson; Supervenience revisited, Simon Blackburn; Concepts of supervenience, Jaegwon Kim; Supervenience for multiple domains, Jaegwon Kim; Postscripts on supervenience, Jaegwon Kim; Supervenience and microphysics, Terence Horgan; From supervenience to superdupervenience: meeting the demands of a material world, Terence Horgan; Varieties of supervenience; Brian P. McLaughlin; Varieties of supervenience, Robert Stalnaker; Supervenience: ontological and ascriptive, James C. Klagge; 'Global' supervenient determination: too permissive? John F. Post; In defense of global supervenience, R. Cranston Paull and Theodore R. Sider; Supervenience, necessary coextension and reducibility, John Bacon; Supervenience and closure, James van Cleve; Humean supervenience, David Lewis; An argument for strong supervenience, Barry Loewer; Arguments for supervenience and physical realization, David Papineau; Against the doctrine of microphysical supervenience, Trenton Merricks; Moral supervenience, Nicholas Zangwill; Supervenience, essentialism and aesthetic properties, Gregory Currie; Name index.

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The International Research Library of Philosophy

The International Research Library of Philosophy
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 inquiry which has received significant attention in philosophy in the last 25 years, and is edited by a philosopher noted in that field. No particular philosophical method or approach is favoured or excluded. The Library will constitute a representative sampling of the best work in contemporary English-language philosophy, providing researchers and scholars throughout the world with comprehensive coverage of currently important topics and approaches. The Library is divided into four series of volumes which reflect the broad divisions of contemporary philosophical inquiry: Metaphysics and Epistemology The Philosophy of Mathematics and Science The Philosophy of Logic, Language and Mind The Philosophy of Value

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PHILOSOPHY / General