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- adj. of, or relating to dualism
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- adj. Consisting of two; pertaining to dualism or duality.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Consisting of two; characterized by duality.
- Of or pertaining to dualism; not monistic.
- In chem., pertaining to the dualistic system.
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- adj. of or relating to the philosophical doctrine of dualism
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This ambiguity is due to the blurred distinction between good and evil in dualistic Eastern religions ....
His view of human nature is often described as dualistic, and this is seen as a Platonic influence.
What animated this article is my sense that we have witnessed, and continue to witness, a largely tacit degradation in the vital axiom of international humanitarian law (IHL) that insists on the analytic independence of jus ad bellum and jus in bello, which, following Michael Walzer, I call the dualistic axiom.
The inspiration for the style of his artwork is behind the idea of dualistic systems.
I shan't pursue the matter here, but I think a case could be developed that some kind of theory of other minds, which could fairly be described as dualistic, is likely to underlie the intentional stance - especially in complicated social situations, and even more especially where higher-order intentionality comes into play-Dennett speaks of third-order intentionality (the man believed that the woman knew he wanted her), fourth-order (the woman realized that the man believed that the woman knew he wanted her) and even fifth-order intentionality (the shaman guessed that the woman realized that the man believed that the woman knew he wanted her).
If not "dualistic," such a metaphysics is shrunken.
The theory called dualistic interactionism does not, of itself, have anything to say about the problem ” although its various proponents (Broad, for example) have proposed solutions to it.
"dualistic" west where we find this unusual and difficult to unerstand.
The dualistic thought that emerged from Platonism created a more binary way of looking at the world: either it's black or white, right or wrong.
Postmodernism suggests that the dualistic attitudes of modernism, which began as early as the Enlightenment, paint an overly simplistic picture of reality.
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