Dualism (from the Latin word duo meaning "two") denotes the state of two parts.
The term 'dualism' was originally coined to denote co-eternal binary opposition, ...
A wide range of arguments for and against the various dualistic options are
discussed. Substance dualists typically argue that the mind and the body are ...
Second, the term dualism is employed in opposition to monism, to signify the
ordinary view that the existing universe contains two radically distinct kinds of
Dualism - The concept that our mind has a non-material, spiritual dimension that
includes consciousness and possibly an eternal attribute.
Thus, our mental states cannot be explained by the physical states of the brain, which means we must find some other, non-physical explanation for why we think and believe certain things. Variations on the concept of mind/body dualism
include interactionism, parallelis... More »
Aug 19, 2003 ... This entry concerns dualism in the philosophy of mind. The term 'dualism' has a
variety of uses in the history of thought. In general, the idea is ...
Dualism, in religion, the doctrine that the world (or reality) consists of two basic,
opposed, and irreducible principles that account for all that exists. It has played ...
the state of being dual or consisting of two parts; division into two. 2. Philosophy.
the view that there are just two mutually irreducible substances. Compare ...
philosophy : the idea or belief that everything has two opposite parts or principles
. : the quality or state of having two different or opposite parts or elements.
Dualism designates “two parts” and is the position that the universe consists of
two opposing principles -- though not limited to only two. There are variations ...