Jaegwon Kim

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Jaegwon Kim (September 12, 1934 – November 27, 2019) 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. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jaegwon Kim has received more than 124,207 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Jaegwon Kim is the 1,012th most popular philosopher (down from 964th in 2019), the 196th most popular biography from South Korea (down from 116th in 2019) and the 4th most popular South Korean Philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Jaegwon Kim ranks 1,012 out of 1,089Before him are Pritilata Waddedar, Hermann Gunkel, Eric A. Havelock, Abram Deborin, David Ray Griffin, and Thomas Sebeok. After him are F. C. S. Schiller, Uku Masing, Alain de Botton, John McDowell, Pierre Lévy, and André Comte-Sponville.

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Among people born in 1934, Jaegwon Kim ranks 310Before him are Lyudmila Shevtsova, Nirmala Joshi, Zlatko Papec, Pino Caruso, Inger Stevens, and David Burke. After him are Kedarnath Singh, Leonid Stein, Junior Wells, Zacarias Kamwenho, Michael Artin, and Ulrich Plenzdorf.

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In South Korea

Among people born in South Korea, Jaegwon Kim ranks 196 out of 774Before him are So Ji-sub (1977), Cha Seung-won (1970), Kim Jong-hyun (1990), Kim Hwang-sik (1948), Han Hyo-joo (1987), and Song Il-gook (1971). After him are Lee Hyori (1979), Suga (1993), Yoo Jae-suk (1972), Yoo Young-chul (1970), Kim Hyun-joong (1986), and Gong Hyo-jin (1980).

Among PHILOSOPHERS In South Korea

Among philosophers born in South Korea, Jaegwon Kim ranks 4Before him are Yi I (1536), Yi Hwang (1501), and Yun Hyu (1617).