Rene Descartes, Meditations on First Philosophy, meditations 1-2 - Introduction to Philosophy


In this session from my Fall 2011 Introduction to Philosophy class at Marist College, we begin our foray into Descartes' philosophy by examining Meditations 1 and 2. We discuss the reliability of the senses, hyperbolic doubt, the "evil demon" hypothesis, the Cogito and Descartes' views on thinking and extended substances





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