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Reconstruct or summarize a short passage from Descartes Meditations

Descartes Meditations

1) You must note from which primary source your passage is derived.

2) You must note as precisely as possible where your passage is located in the primary source.

3) You must identify and define any and all important terms in the passage (i.e a dictionary definition). By an important term is meant any term the meaning of which is necessary for determining what the argument is about.

4) You must make explicit the argument(s) or major point(s) made by the author. Premises and conclusions/sub-conclusions must be identified explicitly.

5) You must determine whether the argument is inductive or deductive and evaluate the argument in terms of strength/cogency or validity/soundness. If you chose an inductive argument for the first paper, it is recommended that you choose a deductive one for this paper and vice versa, but it is not required.

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