A beginner's guide to Descartes's Meditations

A beginner's guide to Descartes's Meditations

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A concise and readable guide to Descartes's Meditations geared toward beginner philosophy students (at A-level, or on undergraduate degree courses) and general readers. Offers clear explanations of the central themes and ideas, terminology, and arguments in the Meditations Features in-depth discussion of Descartesa€™ correspondence with his contemporaries Illustrates arguments and ideas with useful tables, diagrams, and images Includes a glossary of difficult terms as well as helpful biographical and historical information Includes references to further readings, films, and literature that contain similar philosophical themes Will form part of a series of Guides designed specifically for A-level philosophy students by an experienced teacher and founder of the popular website Philosophy OnlineSCEPTIC: How do I know that I exist? DESCARTES: Because I clearly and distinctly perceive that I do. SCEPTIC: How do I know that I am not deceived in this? DESCARTES: Because God exists and is not a deceiver. SCEPTIC: How do I knowanbsp;...

Title:A beginner's guide to Descartes's Meditations
Author:Gareth Southwell
Publisher:Wiley-Blackwell - 2008


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