‘Evaluate the view that the thinking mind is separate from the body.’ (40 marks).

Dualism is the philosophical concept stating that the soul and the body are separate, and therefore after death the soul lives on. Plato (a 4th century ancient Greek philosopher) and René Descartes (a 16th century French Philosopher and mathematician) proposed the concept of an immortal soul (psyche), with Descartes in particular stating the distinction between … Continue reading ‘Evaluate the view that the thinking mind is separate from the body.’ (40 marks).