Descartes Meditation I and II
Meditation I of the things which we may doubt
-Accepted false opinions for true, doubt anything that was later based on the original
false opinions. I will reject all my beliefs for which there is even a possibility of doubt,
and whatever truths are left will be absolutely certain.
-To this end it is not necessary to go through all my beliefs individually, since they are all
based on a more fundamental belief. If there is any reason to doubt this foundation
belief, then all the beliefs based on it are equally doubtful.
-All my beliefs about the world are based on the fundamental belief that the senses tell
me the truth. But this beli