Duality; the condition of being double.
(philosophy) A philosophical position holding that everything which exists is no more extensive than its physical properties; that is, that there are no kinds of things other than physical things, which all are of logically procedural nature based on fundamental laws at their deepest level of causality.
(philosophy) The view that the world consists of, or is explicable in terms of, two fundamental principles, such as mind and matter or good and evil.
(philosophy) the philosophical theory that matter is the only reality
(theology) The belief that the world is ruled by a pair of antagonistic forces, such as good and evil; the belief that man has two basic natures, the physical and the spiritual.
In philosophy, physicalism is the metaphysical thesis that , that there is the physical, or that everything supervenes on the physical. Physicalism is a form of ontological monism—a view of the nature of reality as opposed to a (dualism) or (pluralism) view.
‘everything is physical’; ‘nothing over and above’; ‘one substance’; ‘two-substance’; ‘many-substance’;
The theory, originated by Lavoisier and developed by Berzelius, that all definite compounds are binary in their nature, and consist of two distinct constituents, themselves simple or complex, and having opposite chemical or electrical affinities.
State of being dual or twofold; a twofold division; any system which is founded on a double principle, or a twofold distinction
‘An inevitable dualism bisects nature, so that each thing is a half, and suggests another thing to make it whole.’;
the doctrine that reality consists of two basic opposing elements, often taken to be mind and matter (or mind and body), or good and evil