Mediations On First Philosophy By Rene Descartes

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Title: Thinking things Vs. Physical things

The novel, “Mediations on First Philosophy” written by Rene Descartes, is a man of suspicion which is why he questions things, and at times himself. He tries to seek the truth. In the text, Descartes assumed that thinking thing was the mind, whereas the physical things consisted only body, parts of the body, and the brain; in other words, they were different from each other. Descartes distinguished the different characteristics of the thinking things and physical things through his main points which are the wax theory, the existence of God, and the chiliogon theory. In the second meditation, Descartes brought up the idea to what makes up a thinking thing; Descartes deems that “[the] power of [imagination]

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