Counter-philosophy Philosophy

Descartes’ ontological dualism is just obvious and unproblematic

Another great concern of Descartes was that some things were material; and others, such as the human mind and God, were spiritual.  This was his ‘ontological dualism’.  It was the one fraction of his thought that later philosophers weren’t impressed by.   Yet, to me, it is obvious and unproblematic that the brain is material and resides in the skull, and that the mind which consists of feelings, thoughts, dreams, nostalgias,…

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