En presentation av René Descartes (1596-1650) och den moderna filosofins födelse. Instuderingsfrågor, text mm finns på http://gymnasiefilosofi.se/descartes/ Detta är en del av boken “Filosofi för gymnasiet” som finns att ladda ned på http://gymnasiefilosofi.se.

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How do we know what actually exists? This was the question answered in René Descartes’ Meditations, a classic book of French philosophy. Learn the central argument with this short video. Macat’s videos give you an overview of the ideas you should know, explained in a way that helps you think smarter. Through exploration of the […]

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How does Descartes try to prove the existence of God in his Meditations? Metaphysics Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLvoAL-KSZ32cX32PRBl1D4b4wr8DwhRQ4 Subscribe! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=thephilosophytube Patreon: http://www.patreon.com/PhilosophyTube Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/PhilosophyTube?ref=hl Twitter: @PhilosophyTube Email: ollysphilosophychannel@gmail.com Google+: google.com/+thephilosophytube Suggested Reading: Rene Descartes, Meditations Bertrand Russell, History of Western Philosophy Jim Cottingham, Descartes Sponsors! Scott Eichler D.j. Looking Glass Universe Rich Clarke Jim Groth David Stewart […]

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Some people are famous for saying something they never said, but René Descartes is famous for saying something he actually DID say: Cogito ergo sum (I think, therefore I am). These words capture the essence of Descartes rationalist philosophy and his namesake Cartesian Dualism. Descartes was a prominent natural philosopher and mathematician during the Scientific […]

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From the BBC Radio 4 series about life’s big questions – http://www.bbc.co.uk/historyofideas “I think, therefore I am” This is Descartes’ famous Cogito argument: Cogito Ergo Sum. This short animation explains how he came to this conclusion of certainty when surrounded by uncertainty and doubt. Narrated by Stephen Fry. Scripted by Nigel Warburton. This project is […]

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Dr Marshall explains the descent of Christ into Hell and the 4 Sections of Hell according to Thomas Aquinas. Fall Enrollment Closes Tuesday Tuesday October 14 is the cut off for new member Fall Enrollment into the New Saint Thomas Institute. If you want to get a 38% off scholarship, work toward an online Certificate […]

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Saint Augustine and Saint Thomas Aquinas are among the most famous Western Medieval philosophers but they had very different views on the world and the role of the State. The contrast between Saint Augustine’s pessimism and Saint Thomas’ optimism is striking. What can we learn from these men and their views today? This is Episode […]

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Some scholars say Saint Thomas Aquinas denied the Immaculate Conception. Dr. Taylor Marshall answers the question, and covers the passages in Scripture that point to this beautiful doctrine in the Catholic Church. Visit our website and leave a comment with your thoughts: http://bit.ly/1vRRP9Z Want to receive weekly email updates from Taylor Marshall about podcasts, videos, […]

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Eleonore Stump answers a question about Thomas Aquinas’s theory of cognition after the 2nd Public Lecture on Analytic Theology. Cluster Group at University of Navarra. Whole question’s session: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MlW8ueEYbhw

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