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Thomas
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Thomas asked in Arts & HumanitiesPhilosophy · 8 years ago

Why is Descartes called a Dualist if he believed in 3 substances, God, Mind and Matter?

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  • Anonymous
    8 years ago
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    To him God wasn't another substance...He would probably have said God is another mind, just a supreme one.

  • Anonymous
    8 years ago

    Descartes was a dualist because he reasoned that the Mind was not entirely physical whereas the rest of the body is physical.

  • 8 years ago

    He believes in 2 supreme beings

  • 8 years ago

    There was no way to respond to you on my question but just for you to know, I've been in band since 5th grade. I just didn't want to be in band for 9th grade. Plus, the instrument I play is a flute thank you very much sir :). So I guess I don't have to learn how to play flute since I already know how to play it well.

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