Monism in Philosophy of Mind { Philosophy Index }

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Philosophy Index

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Monism

In the philosophy of mind, monism is an answer to the mind-body problem, which holds that there is only one substance that exists, be it mind or body. The two main versions of the monist response to philosophy of mind are physicalism, which holds that only the body truly exists, and idealism, which argues that only the mind truly exists. The alternatives to monism are the various versions of dualism.

See: mind-body problem