Descartes Response To Princess Elisabeth: Summary

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CHIDIEBUBE OPARA
PHIL 1301
PROF BROWN
July 10, 2017 PRINCESS ELISABETH

First, in my essay about what Princess Elisabeth was asking Descartes to clarify was about the meditation. This meditation was to give an expression of how the mind and the body interact to one another.
Next, In Descartes response to Princess Elisabeth, he claims that the mind and the body are the two different important substances in our human beings. He further to response to Princess Elisabeth question by introducing to her what is called (Cartesian Dualism) he uses these to explain to her that the mind, soul and the body are not the same and can never be same, which came to conclude that your mind cannot be your body and your body cannot be your mind. He also explains

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