Fourth Meditation:  Truth and Falsity
 

Idea of Human Mind


Human Are Prone to Countless Errors


Epistemological Account For Error

Fifth Meditation:  The Essence of Material Things, and the Existence of God Considered a Second Time

Descartesís Analysis of Types of Essences


Descartes Borrows from the Proslogion of St. Anselm of Canterbury (1033-1109)


Assumption of Western Metaphysics Shared by Anselm and Descartes


Anselm and Descartes Make Existence a Predicate


Existence and the Definition of God


Definitions Do Not Establish Existence

Sixth Meditation:  The Existence of Material Things, and the Real Distinction Between Mind and Body

Difference Between Imagination and Conception


Descartesís Conclusions


Argument for Existence of Matter


Body Can Be Understand Largely As If A Machine