Dualism

[Revised entry by Howard Robinson on February 29, 2016. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] This entry concerns dualism in the philosophy of mind. The term 'dualism' has a variety of uses in the
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[Revised entry by Howard Robinson on February 29, 2016. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] 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 that, for some particular domain, there are two fundamental kinds or categories of things or principles. In theology, for example a 'dualist' is someone who believes that Good and Evil - or God and the Devil - are independent and more or less equal forces in the...

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