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Unformatted text preview: Skepticism is false, because there is one thing I know with certainty “I’m thinking, therefore I exist” “I think, therefore I am” “Cogito, ergo sum” I am thinking, therefore I exist as a thinking thing. This thought is what defeats skepticism. Hot Cold Wet Dry Fire Earth Water Air Philosophy Notes (10-16-09) What do you learn from this example? Skepticism is false WAX How do I know what wax is? The obvious answer is you perceive it with your senses. ..you smell it you touch it And Descartes is going to try to disprove this HOMEWORK READ MEDITATION 3...
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This note was uploaded on 11/09/2011 for the course PHIL 120 taught by Professor Michelman during the Fall '09 term at Wofford.
- Fall '09