4 April 2015
This paper deals with Rene Descartes’s approach to philosophy.
Rene Descartes (1596 – 1650) approach to philosophy was, I think, as much a testament to his era than the text itself. While ancient philosophy focused on social and individual concerns, and medieval philosophy centered on God and salvation, the philosophy of Descartes’ era focused on the self — the individual — as the locus of knowledge and values. Yet, even as modern philosophy turned to individual reason, it retained a medieval suspicion that human nature, unaided and in its natural state, was prone to moral failure and intellectual error.

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