Lecture 9 - Summary of Meditation Two What Descartes has...

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Summary of Meditation Two What Descartes has established so far: (1) I exist (2) I am a thinking thing (3) I am a thing that thinks in various ways (doubts, understands, affirms, denies, wills, imagines, senses, etc.) (4) We can come to know the identity of a thing merely by thinking about that thing.
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Descartes’ Meditation Three “Now I will ponder more carefully to see whether perhaps there may be other things belonging to me that up until now I have failed to notice.” ( Meditations 35) (1) I am certain that I am a thinking thing. (2) This certainty consists in a clear and distinct perception that I am a thinking thing. (3) This certainty could not consist in a clear and distinct perception unless it is impossible for me to clearly and distinctly perceive something false. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ - (4) Therefore, whatever I clearly and distinctly perceive is true.
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Descartes’ Meditation Three Descartes argues for the conclusion that whatever he clearly and distinctly
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