Clearly explain why deception cannot be a characteristic of God according to Descartes. How is this issue significant for understanding the rest of the text?

 

Clearly explain why deception cannot be a characteristic of God according to Descartes. How is this issue significant for understanding the rest of the text?

Explain the two arguments that Descartes provides (that we discussed) to prove the existence of God. How is this issue significant for understanding the rest of the text?

Explain the distinction between dreaming and wakefulness as determined by Descartes at the end of the Meditations. How is this issue significant for understanding the rest of the text?

Explain Descartes’ argument in the 6th Meditation for the existence of a corporeal material world. How is this issue significant for understanding the rest of the text?

Explain how Descartes distinguishes between the power of imagination and intellection. How is this issue significant for understanding the rest of the text?

Which faculties are necessary for a thinking thing to be so? 

 two faculties are not necessary for a mind/thinking substance? How is this topic significant for understanding the rest of the text?
How does Descartes explain the source of error?

 How does he propose to prevent committing error? How is this issue significant for understanding the rest of the text?
Where does sensation happen?

 What is Descartes’ explanation for its location? How is this issue significant for understanding the rest of the text?

Explain Descartes’ cogito as discussed in the 2nd Meditation. How is this issue significant for understanding the rest of the text?