Descartes quiz due Tuesday, 7-18
Posted by Dino Annest on 7/16/2017
Sophie thinks about Descartes name_______________________________
Descartes’ primary employment was as a ____________________________________; in fact, he invented ________________________________ ______________________, which we all use on graphs today.
Philosophically, he believed that certain knowledge is only attained through reason; he was therefore a _____________________, as opposed to an _______________________.
According to Descartes, the mind works with the body as 2 separate but ______________ entities (like two clocks each keeping perfect time). These
entities make up all reality. HIS terms for these two elements are ________________ & ______________________.
He is often called the father of ____________________ ___________________________________________.
Descartes began his philosophical quest by first doing what? ______________________ _______________________________.
He concluded that he is at least ______________________, which leads him to state that
_______________________________________________________. This phrase in Latin: __________________________________________.
How does Descartes argue for the existence of God? _________________________________________________________________________
In what period/age did Descartes live? ______________________________
How was Descartes like Plato? (think category)_________________________________
Descartes proves that extended reality exists by stating that God is