Ontological materialism, in its a number of types, has develop into the orthodox view in modern philosophy of brain. This booklet presents various defenses of mind-body dualism, and indicates (explicitly or implicitly) thoroughgoing ontological materialism can't be sustained. The contributions are intended to teach that, a minimum of, ontological dualism (as contrasted with a dualism that's only linguistic or epistemic) constitutes a philosophically good substitute to the monistic perspectives that presently dominate considered the mind-body (or, might be extra correctly, person-body) relation.
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