History of Modern Philosophy Notes

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Unformatted text preview: History of Modern Philosophy Notes 17:13 Descartes Discourse part 1 TITLE: Discourse on methods of conducting ones reason well and seeking truth in the sciences • Twofold REASONS FOR PUBLISHING: • He realizes his theory is going to be useful REASONS FOR WRITING AUTOBIOGRAPHICALLY • In order to be useful he needs the public to accept his works and the experts PART 1 15 paragraphs • intro o 1-5 o intellectual equality o his own intellectual inferiority o he is lucky because the circumstances of his life allow him to come up with this method • biography proper o 6-15 o facts about his life 1 st liberation: liberation from the masters 2 nd liberation: liberation from tradition 3 rd liberation: VICCO’s AIDS Some stuff SECTION 10 Perceptive form: Page 66- VICO 17:13 inaugural orations-were reading the final oration 1709:On the study methods of our time 1710:On the most ancient wisdome of the Italian 1725:New science 1737: on the heroic mind 1737 the academics PART 3 PARAGRAPH 7-8:k Eloquence is bound up with persuasion Eloquence is based on the relationship between the writer and the reader The problem with philosophy is that its too involved in science Study methods is a response to “discourse on methods” • STUDY METHODS • instruments aides end/aim sciences arts proucts VICO...
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This note was uploaded on 06/09/2011 for the course PHIL 300 taught by Professor Riley during the Spring '11 term at Tulane.

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