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neutral monism

noun Philosophy.
  1. the theory that mind and matter consist of different relations between entities that are themselves neither mental nor physical.
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Origin of neutral monism

First recorded in 1910–15
Related formsneutral monist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for neutral monism

neutral monism

  1. 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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