Professor Kim's areas of interest and specialization include philosophy of mind, metaphysics, action theory, epistemology, and philosophy of science. His current work focuses on physicalism, reduction and reductionism, mental causation, and emergence. The specific topics of his current research include: arguments for/against physicalism, substance dualism, overdetermination and the exclusion argument, agency and self-knowledge, subjectivity and normativity in agency, laws and explanation in the special sciences, and philosophical naturalism.

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A.B., Dartmouth College; Ph.D., Princeton University. Has taught at Swarthmore College, Cornell University, The Johns Hopkins University, and The University of Michigan. Since 1987, the William Herbert Perry Faunce Professor of Philosophy at Brown University. President of the American Philosophical Association, the Central Division, 1988-89. Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 1991-. Co-editor of the philosophical quarterly Noûs, 2000-05.

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JAEGWON KIM, Ph. D., Princeton University
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