meditation essay

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Andrew Rothman 10:00 AM Meditation 1 Argument Think about this statement made by Rene Descartes. “Concerning those things that can be called into doubt” (Descartes 17) is the title of Descartes first meditation. This title brings up many arguments about what is true about the world and what is not. For example, what is real? How do we know? One argument made in this meditation was the question that how do we know that we exist, if in fact the senses, what we rely on the most to gain knowledge, deceives us sometimes. Another argument brought up in this meditation is the question if god really exists, and if a so called god does exist, has he not done his job. These are just a few of many arguments raised in this meditation, but two of the most important. Imagine this for one minute. You look down at your hands, you see them there, you feel things with them, but how do you know that they are yours. How do you know that they belong to you, and it is in fact your brain that is controlling them? Descartes brings up the fact that the general things - eyes, head, hands, and 1
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