Descartes+plato - is not c) WAX i) What is the wax? (1)...

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1) Descartes a) Cogito i) Thought is a conscious activity (1) As walking or eating etc. . are not (2) CLEARLY AND DISTINCTLY (a) Truth (i) Something that is true, can clearly and distinctly be identified as such 1. Difference between a triangle and a square=clear and distinct 2. Difference between red and orange, not the same b) GOD i) Are there any laws god has to obey? (1) Can god create a rock too big for himself to lift? (a) Either way, he is limited (i) Rationalists say he is bound by the laws of logic, fundamentalists say he 
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Unformatted text preview: is not c) WAX i) What is the wax? (1) What is it in terms of its changing form? (2) What is the wax besides what you can perceive? (Descartes) d) Plato i) Created (1) Created for an external cause (a) Innate existence e) Reality i) Objective reality (1) Horse (a) A horse is an objective idea (i) Four legs, mane, etc ii) Formal reality (1) Horse (a) Real (i) exists...
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This note was uploaded on 06/09/2011 for the course PHILOSOPHY na taught by Professor Na during the Spring '11 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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Descartes+plato - is not c) WAX i) What is the wax? (1)...

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