- He wants certainty, so he is going to subject his beliefs to: the
method of doubt
- “Is it possible to doubt this belief?”
- “Could I be wrong?”
- If so, set the belief aside, as it is not foundational.
- Beliefs that he can doubt are false.
- Descartes think that it is possible to doubt a belief, that belief is
- He wants to suspend judgment “withhold assent” p.138
- Does he have to consider every belief he has individually? No.
- He considers types of beliefs.
A posteriori beliefs: ones tha