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Unformatted text preview: Rationalism/Deism 17:06 Rene Descarte Nothing was beyond human comprehension Disciplines needed to be applied begin with suspicion and doubt o Doubt everything, until you see the proof through application of thinking carefully through problems o Contrary to what faith implies Wanted to use current philosophies to reach to the bottom of things Began with principle of doubting everything, the only thing he didnt doubt was the fact that he doubted This gave him starting point for his own philosophy I think therefore I am the idea of a more perfect being could not have been produced by a human mind Since god exists, the material thinking and everything has its origin in god John Locke 1632 1704 Wrote about a lot including psychology Wrote essay/book called An Essay Concerned in Human Understanding o...
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This note was uploaded on 04/20/2008 for the course RELG 205 taught by Professor Neufeld during the Spring '08 term at The University of British Columbia.
- Spring '08