[Revised entry by Leopold Stubenberg and Donovan Wishon on January 31, 2023.
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Neutral monism is a monistic metaphysics. It holds that ultimate reality is all of one kind. To this extent neutral monism is in agreement with the more familiar versions of monism: idealism and materialism. What distinguishes neutral monism from its monistic rivals is the claim that the intrinsic nature of ultimate reality is neither mental nor material but rather, in some sense, neutral between the two….
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