The minds relationship to the body
Descartes goes to great length to describe how the mind and body are two distinct things
with no properties in common
He is tearing away all the old emphasis on how the world works
He looks for
Perception and Actuality
1) Explain how Descartes grounds ontology and epistemology
2) What is the role played by God in the Meditations ?
3) How does Kant bring together the two traditions (Rationalists and Empiricst)? Does he
Apriority - independent of experience
Kant is looking for the necessary conditions for experience
Time and Space
12 categories of the faculty of understanding
Unity of Apperception -To think is to judge - a subject with a predicate
The faculty of in
Redefining the form of the novel.
Victor does not exist. He is a character in the story
Does not use the word protagonist, uses the word agonist.
Augusto torments Unamuno
Who really kills Augusto?
Who is Aug
Thought or Intellection
Only humans have this = Intellect
Each sense has a proper object
You have to have the capacity to receive the form
Intellect did not require a physical organ
Intellect could be strengthened not destroyed
We use our intelligibles to
Time and space are properties of the mind
The are a priori - ( prior to our experience )
Need all the conditions for experience
Locke did not understand that experience presupposes
Is space and time mind independent? No in the end
He is interested a
Descartes is a system builder.
I doubt it alldoesnt say I dont know. Intense skeptic
Seeking knowledge but skeptical
Do I exist? How do I know I exist?
Ontological proof of God.
Starts his sequence of thought with his thoughts of DOUBT. Pro
Locke and Hobbs Books
Locke compares the mind to a blank piece of paper and the world writes on it
We derive our concept from this
Ultimatly Locke wont be able to
Locke is going to attack innatism - proving this wrong will give light upon being able