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psychophysical parallelism

noun, Philosophy.
1.
the view that mental and bodily events occur in parallel series without causal interaction.
Compare occasionalism.
Origin of psychophysical parallelism
1890-1895
First recorded in 1890-95
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  • The modern doctrine of psychophysical parallelism is not appreciably different from this theory of the Cartesian school.

    The Analysis of Mind Bertrand Russell

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