Descartes - ReadingQuiz6 Spring2009327 1 a b

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Reading Quiz 6 Phil 1050 Introduction to Philosophy Spring 2009-3-27 Part I Multiple Choices 1. How does Descartes reach the conclusion that he is a thinking thing? a. The fact that we have a body and our body has a brain indicates we think. b. If we eliminate all beliefs about ourselves except the ones we cannot doubt,  then the only belief we are left with is that we think. c. If we eliminate all beliefs about ourselves based on sensations, the only belief  we are left with is that we must have brains. d. God reveals it to him. 2. Descartes’ consideration of how we know a melting piece of wax is the same piece  of wax leads to the conclusion that we know it by_______. a. our senses  b. our imagination c. our understanding d. empirical methods 3. According to Descartes’ meditation II, we can be certain_____________. a.
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