I Think Therefore I Am - Reviewing Descartes Meditations on First Philosophy

JP Andrew on skepticism and the existence of God in Descartes's Meditations on First Philosophy
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In this episode, I speak with JP Andrew, a lecturer in Philosophy at Texas Christian University and a Ph.D. candidate in philosophy at the University of Texas at Austin. We discuss the Descartes’ Meditations on First Philosophy and the problems posed by skepticism.

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“It may just be that absolute certainty is just an impossible requirement to satisfy. And the only thing you can be certain of at the end of the day is that you exist as a conscious entity and… so if you want more than that you have to become more modest”


Kevin’s Annotations from Meditations on First Philosophy

“I am, therefore I exist”

JP Andrew on Twitter


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