Descartes His Philosophy

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René Descartes Born on 31 March 1596 in La Haye, France The Father of analytic geometry The Father of modern philosophy Rationalism Cartesian doubt “Cogito, ergo sum”

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Descartes & His Philosophy
Grade 12 Literature Charles 31 December 14th ,2015 Ren Descartes Born on 31 March 1596 in La Haye, France
The Father of analytic geometry The Father of modern philosophy Rationalism Cartesian doubt Cogito, ergo sum Rationalism Often known as Cartesianism
The knowledge of eternal truths Cartesian doubt Defeat skepticism on its own ground
Doubt the truth of everything Cogito, ergo sum In his Discourse on the Method
Conducted from the first person perspective Descartess philosophy in Candide
Descartes theory of innate ideas(Ch.22) More like Pangloss There are always more good things than evil in this live Reference Skirry, Justin. "Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy." Internet Encyclopedia ofPhilosophy. n.d. Web. 14 Dec Smith, Kurt. "Descartes' Life and Works." Stanford University. StanfordUniversity, 9 Apr Web. 14 Dec Voltaire. Candide. Trans. Lowell Bair. Batam Books, New York, Print. Images Descartes: http://boongoo.com/839132-rene-descartes.html
Lightbulb: I think therefore I am:illustration/bw-i-think-therefore-txt/ Rationalism:Rationalism Logic: Doubt:cartesian_01.html