Descartes ' Meditations On First Philosophy

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Throughout Rene Descartes’ Meditations on First Philosophy, God is not mentioned until the third meditation. Descartes ' point of view on God simply claims his existence through the act of being. According to his claim, God must, essentially, exist as well as being an outcome of His own creation. Descartes was greatly interested in the idea that God’s being promoted an external force that controlled all beings that supported his presence. Descartes ' declarations, presented in his Meditations on First Philosophy, were based on the principle of a being who found the primary purpose of existing through naturally being a part of this world. With the sense of curiosity, Meditation III portrayed a detailed form that showed Descartes’ writings…show more content…
Descartes was aiming to influence the Sorbonne schoolmen in order to find support in his writings but the odds could easily go against the ambitioned philosopher. The issue with a broad meaning is the challenge in finding a definite suggestion within the concept. However, such achievement cannot be done with any two views that possess unlike interpretations. Furthermore, in Descartes words, “…I shall efface even from my thoughts all the images of corporeal things, or at least (for that is hardly possible) I shall esteem them as vain and false” (Wee 8), he believed that finding the core of his thoughts would be easily approached through the method of clearing all skeptical insights. His research begun by reassuring that he would find his true self “…and thus holding converse only with myself and considering my own nature, I shall try little by little to reach a better knowledge of and a more familiar acquaintanceship with myself" (Wee 8), in order to support the existence of God’s being. Descartes gives a naturalistic idea of God’s being with the help of philosophical reasoning in order to give more support on the idea. When discussing alternate limitations on a philosophical point, it is sensible to use the basis of Descartes’ principles to clearly and thoroughly convey the message of philosophical reasoning. Moreover, it can be argued that
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