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du·al·ism

 (do͞o′ə-lĭz′əm, dyo͞o′-)
n.
1. The condition of being double; duality.
2. Philosophy The view that the world consists of or is explicable as two fundamental entities, such as mind and matter.
3. Psychology The view that mental and physical properties are fundamentally different and that neither can be explained fully in terms of the other.
4. Theology
a. The concept that the world is ruled by the antagonistic forces of good and evil.
b. The concept that humans have two basic natures, the physical and the spiritual.

du′al·ist n.
du′al·is′tic adj.
du′al·is′ti·cal·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dualist - an adherent of dualism
adherent, disciple - someone who believes and helps to spread the doctrine of another
Translations

dualist

[ˈdjʊəlɪst]
A. ADJdualista
B. Ndualista mf

dualist

nDualist(in) m(f)

dualist

[ˈdjuːəlɪst] ndualista m/f
References in classic literature ?
Also, he used to call me his dualist, and he would explain how Kant, by means of pure reason, had abolished reason, in order to worship God.
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A dualist faith, the Cathars rejected the Old Testament and also that Christ had been truly a man of flesh and blood since they rejected the material world as evil and corrupt.
This means that we require a better theory of action, one that is not an ahistorical and bourgeois theory of agents - like Silverman's - or a critical but dualist representation of structure and agency - like Burawoy's (see Willmott 1994).
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From the outset, Nagtegaal argues against the dualist viewpoint that the towns of the Pasisir were enclaves of free economic activity in an otherwise self-sufficient rural society.
In order to test the hypothesis that identification with the left-fight continuum was less important to moral relativists than dualists, time spent thinking about left-right location was cross-tabulated against value group (security-oriented, harmony-oriented, moral relativist or dualist).
This dualist talk begins to sound familiar to modern ears accustomed to the theme of "separation of church and state.
The principal Dualist weapon is the conceivability argument.
The dualist Plato found it hard to comprehend that spirit could be bound to flesh, reasoning that such entrapment violated the very nature of spirit.