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Rene Descartes

  • Yuliya Tazabekovahas quoted5 months ago
    point
  • Yuliya Tazabekovahas quoted5 months ago
    withhold belief from what is not entirely certain and indubitable, than from what is manifestly false,
  • Yuliya Tazabekovahas quoted5 months ago
    o withhold belief from what is not entirely certain and indubitable, than from what is man
  • Yuliya Tazabekovahas quoted5 months ago
    received either from or through the senses
  • Yuliya Tazabekovahas quoted5 months ago
    senses. I observed, however, that these sometimes misled us; and it is the part of prudence not to place absolute confidence in that by which we have even once been deceived.
  • Yuliya Tazabekovahas quoted5 months ago
    there are yet many other of their informations (presentations), of the truth of which it is manifestly impossible to doubt; as for example, that I am in this place, seated by the fire, clothed in a winter dressing gown, that I hold in my hands this piece of paper, with other intimations of the same nature. But how could I deny that I possess these hands and this body, and withal escape being classed with persons in a state of insanity, whose brains are so disordered and clouded by dark bilious vapors as to cause them pertinaciously to assert that they are monarchs when they are in the greatest poverty; or clothed [in gold] and purple when destitute
  • Yuliya Tazabekovahas quoted5 months ago
    I have been deceived in sleep by similar illusions; and, attentively considering those cases, I perceive so clearly that there exist no certain marks by which the state of waking can ever be distinguished from sleep, that I feel greatly astonished; and in amazement I almost persuade myself that I am now dreaming.
  • Yuliya Tazabekovahas quoted5 months ago
    it must be admitted at least that the objects which appear to us in sleep are, as it were, painted representations
  • Yuliya Tazabekovahas quoted5 months ago
    hich could not have been formed unless in the likeness of realities; and, therefore, that those general objects, at all events, namely, eyes, a head, hands, and an entire body, are not simply imaginary, but really existent.
  • Yuliya Tazabekovahas quoted5 months ago
    casting aside all that admits of the slightest doubt
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