Dual-Aspect Monism

  • Jiri BenovskyEmail author
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Philosophy book series (BRIEFSPHILOSOPH)


In this chapter, I defend dual-aspect monism, and I examine it in detail. I claim that an ‘aspect’ is not a property, nor a higher-order property, and I show what role it plays in the understanding of the relationship between the mental and the physical. Close to Russellian monism, the variant of this view that I defend here claims that all entities are “phental”.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of FribourgFribourgSwitzerland
  2. 2.University of NeuchâtelNeuchâtelSwitzerland

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