- the theory that mind and matter consist of different relations between entities that are themselves neither mental nor physical.
Origin of neutral monism
First recorded in 1910–15
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- the philosophical doctrine that mind and body are both constructs of the same elements which cannot themselves be classified either as mental or physicalSee also monism (def. 1)
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