Rene Descartes Argument In Meditation

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Renes Descartes is a very well known arm chair philosopher who was not content with the idea that everything he was told had to be accepted. Descartes believed that everything he told was to be accepted, until he began to doubt things. In Meditation I, he doubts just about everything; including his trustworthiness of his senses. In Meditation II, Descartes finds a belief that he does not doubt that is that he is a thinking thing. Through Descartes Dream Argument in Meditation I he doubts his senses. He then doubts everything that he had once believed to perceive, in Meditation II, using his evil Demon Argument. Through this argument of extreme doubt he finally comes to the conclusion that he exists because he is thinking. In Meditation I Descartes …show more content…

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