Summary Of Descartes Discourse On Method

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In the Discourse on Method, the challenge for Descartes is especially to present his method and to fight against skepticism. Descartes realizes that sometimes he is in error with his way of perceiving things. Descartes is sure that the mind and the body exist independently and assert that it is hard to tell if it is “me” or “god” or an “evil demon” who is responsible for your thoughts.” His last meditation on this passage provokes a feeling of hesitation. Descartes decides voluntarily to question all his knowledge and opinion. What remains of this disconnection of the world and its objects? That it is he, about the question, but to-doubt, you have to think. Descartes seeks a sure foundation to build knowledge, a fixed point from which to base

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