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Meditations on First Philosophy: In Contemporary American English

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Meditations on First Philosophy: In Contemporary American English - Guerrero, Marciano (Editor), and Translations, Marymarc (Translated by), and Descartes, Rene
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The Meditations is Descartes best effort to prove that there are truths which one simply cannot doubt. What is ironic is that while he intends to eradicate total skepticism, he uses a method of systematic doubt. Yet, Descartes' method is quite clever, involving powerful skeptical hypotheses which call into doubt classes of knowledge claims by: the senses, the imagination, and reason or understanding. To many, Descartes' effort was extremely arrogant. Yet, it wasn't out of step with many other philosophers and scientists who ...

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Meditations on First Philosophy: In Contemporary American English 2014, Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN-13: 9781495360480

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