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Compare the views of Aristotle and Descartes on the relationship between body and mind/soul.

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Descartes is the often credited as the "founder" of a specific school of thought -- so much so that what is now termed "Cartesian Dualism" was simply known as dualism. Dualism is the understanding that claims the mind and the body are two completely different and separable substances. Descartes came to ...

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The relationship of the mind to the body, and subsequent nuances found in Descartes and Aristotle, are touched upon in brief.

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