Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In chem., pertaining to the dualistic system.
  • Consisting of two; characterized by duality.
  • Of or pertaining to dualism; not monistic.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Consisting of two; pertaining to dualism or duality.
  • adjective (Chem.) an old theory, originated by Lavoisier and developed by Berzelius, that all definite compounds are binary in their nature, and consist of two distinct constituents, themselves simple or complex, and possessed of opposite chemical or electrical affinities; -- superseded by later developments in chemical bonding theory, especially quantum mechanics.

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  • adjective of, or relating to dualism

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  • adjective of or relating to the philosophical doctrine of dualism

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Examples

  • This ambiguity is due to the blurred distinction between good and evil in dualistic Eastern religions ....

    You Go, Greydanus, or, O'Brien and the Dragon

  • This ambiguity is due to the blurred distinction between good and evil in dualistic Eastern religions ....

    Archive 2010-03-01

  • His view of human nature is often described as dualistic, and this is seen as a Platonic influence.

    Desiderius Erasmus

  • 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.

    Opinio Juris

  • The inspiration for the style of his artwork is behind the idea of dualistic systems.

    The Rebel Yell

  • 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).

    The God Delusion

  • If not "dualistic," such a metaphysics is shrunken.

    Philocrites: Uh oh, it's salvation by hermeneutics.

  • 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.

    Metaphysics

  • "dualistic" west where we find this unusual and difficult to unerstand.

    Glocal Christianity

  • "dualistic" west where we find this unusual and difficult to unerstand.

    Glocal Christianity

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