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Phl 302 - distance -- Descartes 3: Overview

DESCARTES 3: OVERVIEW

UNIT 6: DESCARTES AND OUR KNOWLEDGE OF MINDS AND BODIES

Start Date: April 23

  1. Go through the Overview section of the unit.
  2. Go through the Background section of the unit.
  3. Read Medtiations V and VI
  4. Read the Commentary section and reread the relevant pages of Meditations V and VI.
  5. Do activities associated with reading Pp in the Commentary section of the unit on the ascent up from the foundation
  6. Read the section on the real distinction between mind and body in Meditation VI.
  7. Read the Commentary section and reread the relevant pages of Meditation VI.
  8. Do the Activity section: Summary and discussion of the proofs for the real distinction between mind and body
  9. Do the forum discussion activity: "Minds or bodies"
  10. Go on to the Unit on Spinoza.