Descartes Meditation I

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Philosophy

 

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Samuel M

 

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December 15, 2011

 

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He proposes that he should scrutinize his foundation, namely his existence, because proving it false will undermine the truth of any idea built on it. He is saying that if he could destroy the base of the pyramid, then every brick resting on it will collapse. Descartes then states that all of his beliefs have either been obtained through his senses or through interpretations of his senses...
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However, he finds that his senses are not reliable, giving an example of a naked madman claiming to be wearing clothes. Using modus tollens, the madman believes that he is wearing clothes; it is obvious from his nakedness that he is not wearing anything. Clearly, the madman's senses are deceiving him, and thus cannot be relied on...
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