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Discourse on Method and Mediations - 03 edition

Discourse on Method and Mediations (ISBN10: 0486432521; ISBN13: 9780486432526)
ISBN13: 978-0486432526
ISBN10: 0486432521

Summary: Is it possible to be certain of anything? If so, how? René Descartes (1596-1650), the father of modern philosophy and founder of rational method in philosophical thought, sought the answers to these questions. In Discourse on Method, he formulated a scientific approach comprising four principles: to accept only what reason recognizes as "clear and distinct"; to analyze complex ideas by dividing them into smaller elements; to reconstruct the ideas; an
d to make accurate, complete enumerations of the data. In Meditations, he proceeds according to this method, exploring the mind/body distinction, the nature of truth and error, the existence of God, and the essence of material things.
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Summary: Is it possible to be certain of anything? If so, how? René Descartes (1596-1650), the father of modern philosophy and founder of rational method in philosophical thought, sought the answers to these questions. In Discourse on Method, he formulated a scientific approach comprising four principles: to accept only what reason recognizes as "clear and distinct"; to analyze complex ideas by dividing them into smaller elements; to reconstruct the ideas; and to make accurate, complete enumerations of the data. In Meditations, he proceeds according to this method, exploring the mind/body distinction, the nature of truth and error, the existence of God, and the essence of material things. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 03
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Dover Publications, Inc.
Year Published: 2003
International: No



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