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The Booksie Classic House

This work tries to find a hole in Descartes theory of a demon betraying our senses, Read More
I wrote an essay for a class on philosophy during the scientific revolution. This included philosophers such as Renes Descartes, John Locke, and Immanuel Kant. While I didn't include the philosophies of all the philosophers we covered, I did focus on Kant, and, to a certain extent, Descartes. Ultimately, with… Read More

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January 07, 2013

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The Booksie Classic House

An award-winning essay I wrote two years ago to get district champ in a UIL ready writing competition. Therefore it was written hastily within two hours (although I'm sure I probably took just one since I get nervous waiting around too long). I don't even agree with everything I wrote… Read More
Descartes' only daughter Francine was to perish of scarlet fever when she was just five years old. But legend tells of a second Francine, an automaton constructed by Descartes, in imitation of his deceased daughter... Read More
Even though I am a firm believer in free will, only a fool would maintain that freedom is not dependent upon circumstance; that said this bit of writing explores the co-dependent relationship that exists between “identity” and circumstance. Read More
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