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‘Philosophy’ has always been bunk, 13: Descartes’ dualism – his one, almost sane, theory

Descartes proposed that some things such as the brain are material, and others such as the human mind and God are spiritual.  You don’t say!  Isn’t it just obvious and commonsensical, almost by definition of the words used?  But it was the one fraction of his thought that later philosophers weren’t impressed by.  I cudgel my brain to understand why.  It was given the title ‘Ontological Dualism’ or ‘Cartesian Dualism’. For me,…

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