Summary Of Rene Descartes Meditation 2

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Meditation II
Descartes begins to analyze himself since he stripped away all of his beliefs in “Meditation I”. By stripping everything away, Descartes wills himself to doubt everything, the physical world, his senses, his body, etc. This state of mind takes its toll and Descartes understands that he must challenge his doubts even though he is uncertain how to resolve them. Descartes world gets turned upside down as he begins to face his doubts, and returns to the beginning which is allows him to doubt everything again. He continuous this course of doubt until one he is able to find real truth, or he realizes that nothing is assured. Descartes deals with this predicament by giving the Archimedes which shows that finding at least one

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