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Mind-Body Dualism

Mind-Body Dualism

From Year 0 (BCE/CE): 1641
Post Date: 12/01/1596

30 Phil, Chapter 22, Descartes, Touchstone 56: Mind-Body Dualism.

This concept splits the universe into two different substances. Cartesian Dualism splits the mind and body into separate entities that interact with each other. It fundamentally challenged the Aristotelian view that the mind and body are inseparable, laying the groundwork for modern explorations of the unknown and unknowable.

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