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Philosophy

 

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Minnie H

 

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June 15, 2012

 

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He held the view that knowledge alone could be based on reason. The method consists of doubting everything that can be doubted, and then, on the pure remainder of certain truth, beginning the process of constructing an indubitable system of knowledge. The resulting certainties discovered by the mind through reason and insight is a new type of rationalism (Pojman 166)...
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The resulting certainties discovered by the mind through reason and insight is a new type of rationalism (Pojman 166). Descartes noticed most of what he had perceived through his senses had deceived him. Beginning his method of doubt one must consider what can be called into doubt. How much of what we see can we doubt? Are my hands, eyes, or body real? It would be easy to say anyone who believes in heaven and earth is false (Pojman 168)...
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