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neutral monism

noun, Philosophy
1.
the theory that mind and matter consist of different relations between entities that are themselves neither mental nor physical.
Origin
1910-1915
1910-15
Related forms
neutral monist, noun
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neutral monism

noun
1.
the philosophical doctrine that mind and body are both constructs of the same elements which cannot themselves be classified either as mental or physical See also monism (sense 1)
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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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