Contemporary Dualism : A Defense, Hardback Book


Ontological materialism, in its various forms, has become the orthodox view in contemporary philosophy of mind.

This book provides a variety of defenses of mind-body dualism, and shows (explicitly or implicitly) that a thoroughgoing ontological materialism cannot be sustained.

The contributions are intended to show that, at the very least, ontological dualism (as contrasted with a dualism that is merely linguistic or epistemic) constitutes a philosophically respectable alternative to the monistic views that currently dominate thought about the mind-body (or, perhaps more appropriately, person-body) relation.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 292 pages, 1 Line drawings, black and white; 1 Tables, black and white
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Philosophy: metaphysics & ontology
  • ISBN: 9780415818827



Free Home Delivery

on all orders

Pick up orders

from local bookshops