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Chris Keroack 10/27/05 Philosophy 100 Descartes: Cartesian Life Plotted Descartes claims through his thorough meditations that both the mind and the body exist. Descartes is correct in this sense and that “living” life would not be possible if these two entities did not work together. Without one another, a being would become just an object. Our senses are only meant to help us get by in the world, and are not able to perceive an accurate judgment. Because our senses were not made to pass judgment, we have our mind to be our “back up”. Our mind is what enables us to pass judgment on whether or not something is true and our senses are not capable of doing so. We need our body and our sense to get us around in this world and our mind has to work with the body to reason for truth and pass judgment on everyday things. If human being were only equipped with our senses then we would be incapable of completing the most simple of tasks. If for example I were to go near a fire and feel its
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This essay was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course ECON 412 taught by Professor Gillette during the Spring '08 term at Kentucky.

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