Descartes-Meditation 2 [para-phrase]

Descartes-Meditation 2 [para-phrase] - Kieran Tsai...

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Kieran Tsai Paraphrasing of Descartes’ Meditation II on First Philosophy 1/11/2011 Paraphrasing of Descartes’ Meditation II on First Philosophy What I thought of yesterday has made my mind full of doubt and I cannot stop thinking about it. I have no idea how I am going to deal with it. I cannot decide whether what is true and what is not. Nevertheless, I shall proceed as what I have proposed before, and that is to assume anything that I come across to be false until I can prove that it is true. This will not lead to an easy life, but it is all I can do. However, how can I be certain that something is true? How can I make such a judgment? How can I distinguish it from the false illusions that I thought before? Well, I suppose I can start with myself. There is at least me, who exists, and at least another who also exists, who can manipulate the world that I interact with. Now, having established this basic fact, what then am I? Am I a human being, and if so what is a human being? Such description then leads to further
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