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Rationalism, Decartes Med Six

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Philosophy
Course
PHLB35H3
Professor
Monica Boyd
Semester
Winter

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Descartes Meditation SixExistence of Material BodiesThe meditator has already discovered he can learn something about the essence of extended things even if there are no such thingsBut he wants more than that he also wants to establish knowledge of the material worldConsequently he now considers an argument to establish that material objects exist 51 P1 Something exists that serves as the immediate cause of my sense perceptionsP2 The immediate cause of my sense perceptions is either me God some being less perfect than God or material bodiesP3 The immediate cause of my sense perceptions cant be meP4 The immediate cause of my sense perceptions cant be either God or some being less perfect than GodC The immediate cause of my sense perceptions is material bodiesDistinction between Mind and Body Descartes is famous for defending a view known as substance dualismThere are two fundamentally different types of substance in the universe mental thinking and
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