Descartes' Dualism and Contemporary Dualism

Southern Journal of Philosophy 46 (1):145-160 (2008)
After drawing a distinction between two kinds of dualism—numerical dualism (defined in terms of identity) and modal dualism (defined in terms of supervenience)—we argue that Descartes is a numericaldualist, but not a modal dualist. Since most contemporary dualists advocate modal dualism, the relation of Descartes’ views to the contemporary philosophy of mind are more complex than is commonly assumed
Keywords Descartes  dualism  materialism
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DOI 10.1111/j.2041-6962.2008.tb00073.x
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