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Single Idea 3424

[catalogued under 17. Mind and Body / D. Property Dualism / 3. Property Dualism]

Full Idea

The most widely accepted form of physicalism today is the nonreductive variety, ...which combines ontological physicalism with property dualism.

Gist of Idea

Most modern physicalists are non-reductive property dualists


Jaegwon Kim (Philosophy of Mind [1996], p.212)

Book Reference

Kim,Jaegwon: 'Philosophy of Mind' [Westview 1998], p.212

A Reaction

I suspect that property dualism is actually in decline, but we will see. I have yet to find a coherent definition of property dualism. If being simultaneously red and square isn't property dualism, then what is it? Sounds like dualism to me.