Meaning of dualism
Pronunciation: (d'u-liz"um, dy'-), [key]
- the state of being dual or consisting of two parts; division into two.
- the view that there are just two mutually irreducible substances. Cf. monism, pluralism.
- the view that substances are either material or mental.
- the doctrine that there are two independent divine beings or eternal principles, one good and the other evil.
- the belief that a human being embodies two parts, as body and soul.
- dualism (Thesaurus)