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Joungbin Lim

Assistant Professor, History & Political Science

Joungbin Lim
Office: 261 Moore Hall
Address: Campus Box 848
(252) 335-3378
Fax: (252) 335-3683
jlim@ecsu.edu
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Biography:
Joungbin Lim is Assistant Professor of Philosophy in the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences. He works mainly in metaphysics, with particular interests in personal identity, material constitution, and related topics in philosophy of mind. He is also interested in philosophy of religion, epistemology, ethics, and early modern philosophy. In 2012, he was awarded the Excellence in Teaching Award by the National Society of Leadership and Success in recognition of his teaching excellence and dedication to student success.



Education

Ph.D. in Philosophy, University of Virginia (2011) Dissertation: "Bodies and Persons: An Essay on Animalism" Advisor: Trenton Merricks

M.A. in Philosophy, Texas A&M University (2005) Thesis: "A Thomistic Account of Divine Providence and Human Freedom" Advisor: Hugh McCann

Pre-doctorate program, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (2002-2003)

M.A. in Theology, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (2002) Thesis: "Plantinga and Foundationalism" Advisor: Douglas Blount

B.A. in Philosophy, Chung-Ang University (1995)



Refereed paper presentations (selected)

• “The Incompatibility of Animalism and Eliminativism," North Carolina Philosophical Society, 2014.

• “Functionalism, Supervenience, and Neo-Lockeanism about Persons” Evangelical Philosophical Society, 2013.

• “Are We Essentially Animals?” APA, Eastern Division Meeting, 2012.

• “Two Dilemmas for the Eliminativist Ontology of Brains” APA, Central Division Meeting, 2011.

• “Derivative/ Nonderivative Properties and the Too Many Thinkers Problem” Society of Christian Philosophers, 2011.

• “Derivative Properties and the Too Many Thinkers Problem” Midsouth Philosophy Conference, 2011.

• “Taking Brains Seriously” APA, Pacific Division Meeting, 2009.

• “Baker, Animalism, and Mental Capacities” The Metaphysics of Everyday Life: Themes from the Work of Lynne Rudder Baker, 2009

• “Naturalistic Epistemology, Normativity, and Self” The XXII World Congress of Philosophy, 2008.

• “Dualism, Physicalism, and the Passion of the Christ” The XXII World Congress of Philosophy, 2008.

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