Material Falsity and Error in Descartes' Meditations by Cecilia Wee

By Cecilia Wee

Material Falsity and mistake in Descartes’s Meditations approaches Descartes’s Meditations as an highbrow trip, in which Descartes’s perspectives increase and alter as he makes new discoveries approximately self, God and subject. the 1st e-book to concentration heavily on Descartes’s suggestion of fabric falsity, it exhibits how Descartes’s account of fabric falsity – and correspondingly his account of an important notions akin to fact, falsehood and mistake – evolves in keeping with the epistemic advances within the Meditations. It additionally bargains vital new insights at the an important function of Descartes’s 3rd Meditation dialogue of fabric falsity in advancing many next arguments within the Meditations.

This book is essential reading for these engaged on Descartes and early glossy philosophy. It presents an self reliant interpreting on problems with perennial curiosity, akin to Descartes’s perspectives on blunders, fact and falsehood. It additionally makes very important contributions to themes which have been the focal point of a lot fresh scholarship, similar to Descartes’s ethics and his theodicy. these engaged on the interface among medieval and sleek philosophy will locate the discussions on Descartes’s debt to predecessors like Suárez and Augustine invaluable.

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