Descartes

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Philosophy

 

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October 18, 2013

 

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With an uneasiness about the contradictions in conclusions he was presented with, Descartes preferred mathematics over the other courses of study. What he was most impressed with was the certainty of mathematics. The truths of mathematics were universal and concrete. Descartes stated, regarding the contradiction he was being presented with, “I found myself embarrassed with so many doubts and errors that it seemed to me that the effort to instruct myself had no effect other than the increasing discovery of my own ignorance...
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Descartes stated, regarding the contradiction he was being presented with, “I found myself embarrassed with so many doubts and errors that it seemed to me that the effort to instruct myself had no effect other than the increasing discovery of my own ignorance.” (From Plato to Derrida, 395) In 1616 he received a degree in law at Poitiers...
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