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Unformatted text preview: decision using his senses and imagination he could not assume that they were men, he uses the example of the objects underneath the coats being automatons (robots). When using his judgment or intellect he solves the problem of what is concealed under the hats and coats precisely, whereas if he uses his imagination hundreds of answers could be given. The example of the men in coats is similar to the wax example. Both examples prove that intellect is a better instrument to solve problems. Intellect doesnt consist of using your senses to solve a problem, but instead utilizes your reason. Descartes example of the men supports his point that intellect is superior to imagination....
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- Spring '10