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Unformatted text preview: o Method to find truth not through senses but through rationality o Cogito ergo sum: One thing it’s impossible to doubt is “I think, therefore I am” o Argues that the soul/ consciousness would exist without the body o Animals don’t have consciousness that humans have o We know our minds better than our bodies o Res cogito vs. res extensa: Mind/ body separation Location of pineal gland in the brain is the location of the immaterial soul o Idea of infinite perfection in his own mind: Must have been implanted there by perfect being (God)...
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- Fall '10
- Epistemology, René Descartes, Early modern philosophers, anti-Arminianism Believes God