Some problems for reductive physicalism [Book Review]


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Pierre Jacob
Institut Jean Nicod
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I examine and discuss Jaegwon Kim's arguments against non-reductive physicalism in his book, Mind in a Physical World. I first examine the supervenience argument and then the multiple realization argument. Finally, I raise some questions about Kim's overall attitude towards mental realism, i.e., realism about mental properties.
Keywords Metaphysics  Physicalism  Reduction  Supervenience  Kim, J
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DOI 10.1111/j.1933-1592.2002.tb00228.x
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