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Epistemic dualism of mind and body.

@article{Stent1998EpistemicDO,
  title={Epistemic dualism of mind and body.},
  author={Gunther Siegmund Stent},
  journal={Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society},
  year={1998},
  volume={142 4},
  pages={
          578-88
        }
}
  • G. Stent
  • Published 1 December 1998
  • Philosophy
  • Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society
Th is Kantian epigram epitomizes the theme of my essay, namely that to be human means to be a dualist, to live in two metaphysically distinct worlds. One of these worlds is the naturalworld of objects that are governed by physical laws. That natural world includes not only the starry heavens above, but also our species of vertebrate metazoans that biologists designate as Homo sapiens. The other world is the supernaturalworld of subjects who are govemed by the moral law within them. That… 

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