neutral monism

noun Philosophy.

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

OTHER WORDS FROM neutral monism

neutral monist, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for neutral monism

neutral monism


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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