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Meditations on First Philosophy

Rene Descartes



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Audi, Robert, Ed. The Cambridge Dictionary of Philosophy. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997.

Cottingham, John. Descartes. Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1986.

Descartes, René. The Philosophical Writings of Descartes, Volume II. Trans. John Cottingham, Robert Stoothoff, and Dugald Murdoch. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1984.

Russell, Bertrand. A History of Western Philosophy. New York: Simon & Schuster, Inc., 1972.

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Modern Philosophical Clarification

by mj1492, May 01, 2013

"No "proof" of the existence of God is widely accepted today, and the search for such a proof is no longer a hot philosophical topic. While there is still disagreement over whether or not God exists and what God's nature is, it is generally agreed that God's existence cannot be proved through a feat of the intellect."

This is just a false statement. It is true that there is no widely accepted proof of God's existence, but it is not true to say that it's no longer a relevant philosophical topic. It's actually increasingly relevant. Som


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by johnnywhisper, December 12, 2013

just copied and pasted straight from wikipedia

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