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mind-body problem

[mahynd-bod-ee]
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noun Philosophy.
  1. the problem of explaining the relation of the mind to the body.
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Origin of mind-body problem

First recorded in 1920–25
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British Dictionary definitions for mind-body problem

mind-body problem

noun
  1. the traditional philosophical problem concerning the nature of mind, body, and the relationship between themSee dualism (def. 2), interactionism, parallelism (def. 3), monism (def. 1), idealism (def. 3), materialism (def. 2), identity theory, behaviourism (def. 2)
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