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Unformatted text preview: GOD EXISTS The idea of a perfect being is the being that has the utmost degree of actuality in every category i can think of. Perfect being properties = infinite, eternal, all-powerful, all-knowing, all-good, creator of everything, immutable (unchanging) external idea - invented idea - an idea you invent; imagining (mermaids, chimera, etc.) innate idea - some mental representation that is built into my mind, it does not come from the outside empiricists - anything that is in my mind, came from my senses, and all knowledge then is based on some sense experience (either directly or indirectly) Descartes is arguing against empiricists Philosophy Notes (Page 2) senses + imagination vs. intellect...
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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