neutral monism

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neutral monism

n
(Philosophy) the philosophical doctrine that mind and body are both constructs of the same elements which cannot themselves be classified either as mental or physical. See also monism1
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The most important point which the American neutral monists took themselves to be making was one which avoided Miles Burnyeat's 'window model' of perception' in which 'the perceptual process is likened to opening a window so as to see things as they are' (p.