In Philosophy, There Are Going To Be Some Agreements And

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In philosophy, there are going to be some agreements and disagreements among philosopher’s, but the most compelling of them all is Descartes’ and Spinoza’s take in regards to mind and body, and God and free will, God existence. I will compare and contrast Descartes’ and Spinoza’s perspectives on the relationship between mind and body, and God and free will. Maria, there is no fast way to explain all of this as this takes time, so please brace yourself as I hope to provide you with a better understanding of the agreements/similarities and disagreements/differences between the two philosophers’. Similarities Descartes and Spinoza do relate with one another in some instances but they have very few similarities between making the connection …show more content…

For me what seems to us to, cause us to act, our desire, does, on my view, do just that. If I am asked for the proximate cause of my action in picking up my coffee cup, for example, I will respond that it was my desire for the coffee. In identifying the cause of human action, striving, with conscious desire, then, (III p9s) vindicates common sense to a degree. Had I identified desire with something other than striving, then I would have committed himself to the view that my desire does not in fact cause me to pick up the cup. Desire for me, in its narrow definition at, is both psychological and physical, and in its broader definition at, Definitions of the Affects I, it may be either. So, this example, perhaps despite appearances, need not conflict with me, denial of mind-body interaction.) I am one of character someone who believes that the idea of oneself as an internal cause becomes an important part of my ethical theory, a species of which is even blessedness, the highest form of human happiness. I said “Human beings, as finite modes, cannot on my view avoid affecting and being affected by external objects.” Nevertheless, I emphasis on self-esteem and, in his ethical theory, on self-knowledge suggests that to the extent we can bring about effects, including our own emotions, as whole or adequate

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