If anyone understands Descartes I could sure use some help....I'm struggling with the 4th Meditation...and wondering why the "error" and the fact that it exists seems such a big problem for Descartes...if anyone could answer this I'd be most grateful. Thank you for your time.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 24, 2018, 5:24 pm ad1c9bdddf
I'm not sure if I'm going to answer your question properly as it's a little vauge. I think what you're asking about is why Descartes is concerned about error in judgment.
<br>Recall that D. starts the meditations because his beliefs were doubtful. He wants to find certainty. By the 4th Med. he has certainty, but not always. He can make errors in judgment, but why and how? This is where ...
Descartes' Pure Inquiry
After reading the discourses, what do you think so far about Descartes' project? Do you think it is possible? Why? Why not? Use examples from the reading to support your claims.
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