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Unformatted text preview: most good and important occupation of all men. He states that he will talk about what paths he followed and how he represents these paths in his life through the discourses. He calls for people to judge his paths and have their own opinions of it so that they could, in turn, teach him about how they came about to form these opinions. When others judge his work, Descartes states that he can add to his knowledge the opinions of other people. Descartes writes that his goal is to show how he tried to conduct his reasoning. He hopes that his work will be useful for some without being harmful to anyone. He states that when he completed his entire course of study, he felt more ignorant....
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This note was uploaded on 06/21/2011 for the course TEXTS texts enli taught by Professor Lazoni during the Fall '10 term at NYU.
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