double-aspect theory


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double-aspect theory

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(Philosophy) philosophy a monistic theory that holds that mind and body are not distinct substances but merely different aspects of a single substance
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Countering such suggestions, the post-Darwinian double-aspect theory which Professor Robert Kunzendorf s introduces in the first chapter of his monograph "On the Evolution of Conscious Sensation, Conscious Imagination, and Consciousness of Self" points to evolutionary functions of certain sensations, youngling vivid images, and self-consciousness.
The double-aspect theory of information: the two preceding principles have been nonbasic principles.
Senchuk tries to answer the obvious metaphysical questions arising from all this by espousing emergentism and a double-aspect theory of the mental and the physical.