Descartes Meditation 6 Summary

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Meditation six, Descartes speaks about the existence of material things and the real distinction between mind and body. He begins by setting his attention on perceiving material things through the senses. He relatively saying that even if we have a body we are not a body. Descartes is applying the concept of Dualism, by affirming that the body is for housing the mind. What he means, we are not the same as the body, moreover he knows he is a thing that thinks (the mind), that also has a body. He made another point in this argument, yet he didn’t really want to take a stand. He indicated that there is the soul who might exist without the body. Unlike meditation one where he doubted everything, in meditation six he is saying if you can
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