Open Journal of Philosophy

Volume 9, Issue 3 (August 2019)

ISSN Print: 2163-9434   ISSN Online: 2163-9442

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Eminence of the Mind over the Body

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DOI: 10.4236/ojpp.2019.93019    453 Downloads   752 Views  


The mind-body problem is far to be an old issue because it keeps rising new understanding and perception without ceasing. In the contemporary philosophy of mind, the essence of the question should not be any more whether there is a distinction between mind and body. Rather philosophers should be more focused on the interaction between mind and body. The new interest is how does it happen? This article argues the eminence of the mind over the body. Mind-body interaction is not equal. It is rather the relation of dominion in which the mind masters the body. When the contrary happens, we call that misleading. In that case, the man becomes a slave of passion going here and there without focus. Whenever the mind remains in control, man reaches certainly to the goal.

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Ouologueme, B. and Coulibaly, Y. (2019) Eminence of the Mind over the Body. Open Journal of Philosophy, 9, 281-294. doi: 10.4236/ojpp.2019.93019.

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