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Single Idea 4070

[catalogued under 17. Mind and Body / D. Property Dualism / 3. Property Dualism]

Full Idea

According to property dualism, mental properties are distinct from physical properties, even though they are properties of one substance.

Gist of Idea

Properties dualism says mental properties are distinct from physical, despite a single underlying substance


Tim Crane (Elements of Mind [2001], 2.10)

Book Reference

Crane,Tim: 'Elements of Mind' [OUP 2001], p.38

A Reaction

Two properties may be phenomenologically different (transparent and magnetic), but that doesn't put them in different ontological categories.