neutral monism

neutral monism

noun Philosophy.
the theory that mind and matter consist of different relations between entities that are themselves neither mental nor physical.

Origin:
1910–15

neutral monist, noun
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neutral monism
 
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See also monism the philosophical doctrine that mind and body are both constructs of the same elements which cannot themselves be classified either as mental or physical

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neutral monism

in the philosophy of mind, theories that hold that mind and body are not separate, distinct substances but are composed of the same sort of neutral "stuff."

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