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Rene Descartes Second Meditation

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Rene Descartes, a well-known philosopher in his meditation of first philosophy, proposes an idea that humans are more than just a shape with mass. He does so by arguing that firm foundation of Science requires a truth that is absolutely certain, for this purpose Descartes created a concept of I – ego that only exists through a process of logic. Therefore, rejects all the beliefs for which there is even a possibility of doubt and whatever truth is left will be absolute certain. An example, Descartes uses to support his first meditation was the existence of God. He argues as a believer of God but consider the counters argument against the existence of God. In his second meditation, Descartes is much more certain of minds existence than a body.
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