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Unformatted text preview: wax as his prime example. He determines that essentially, because the characteristics of this piece of wax can change, and yet we still know what it is, that we know that we aren’t imagining the wax. Descartes’ final conclusion in his second Meditation is that humans are “thinking things”, and that he can know that he at least exists....
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This note was uploaded on 10/04/2011 for the course PHIL 1204 at Virginia Tech.