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What are philosophy’s main areas?

METAPHYSICS, ethics, epistemology, logic, aesthetics

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Ontology

nature of being or reality

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Cosmology

origin and structure of the universe

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teleology

study of first causes

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Metaphysical doctrines

materialism, idealism, dualism

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What are the two types of dualism?

Property dualism and substance dualism

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materialism/ physicalism metaphysical statement

"only matter, never mind"

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idealism metaphysical statement

"only mind, never matter"

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Property dualism metaphysical statement

"mind from matter"

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substance dualism metaphysical statement

"mind in matter"

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mind/body or dualistic interactionism metaphysical statement

"mind and matter"

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What did BJ Palmer term the mind/ body dilemma?

the "great divide"

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What did BJ Palmer say about the chiropractic Triune of Life?

that it "bridged the great divide":
1. intelligence provides the form
2. matter/ energy (material) expresses the form
3. force links intelligence with matter

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What is true of Traditional chiropractic?

traditional chiropractic philosophy embraces a form of dualism - more precisely- dualistic interactionism

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Materialism is all about

Matter

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Materialism AKA

Physicalism

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Mind/spirit/soul is an aspect of or function of the brain/body is part of which doctrine

Materialism

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Which metaphysical doctrine can become dogma-scientific

Materialism

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Mind/spirit is reality, but immaterial in nature is part of which doctrine

Idealism

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Idealism believes that objects of perception are only ____ of perceiving mind

Ideas

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Idealism believes that matter is

A creation of mind

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Dualism is attributed to

Descartes

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Dualism believes that reality has these two elements and functions on these two levels

Mind and matter

Mental and physical

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Materialistic metaphysics tended to lead to

Property dualism

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Property dualism believes that mind is

A property of the body

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In property dualism, mind does not cause bodily activities but is

An effect of them

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Property dualism: mind is to the body as

Smoke is to fire
(Body dies, mind ceases to exist)

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Idealistic metaphysics tended to lead to

Substance dualism

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Substance dualism believes that mind is

A real substance which can cause things to happen

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Substance dualism believes that mind can

Exist independent of the body