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of the Soul , a treatise on the Early Modern version of what are now commonly called emotions, Descartes goes so far as to assert that he will write on this topic "as if no one had written on these matters before". Many elements of his philosophy have precedents in late Aristotelianism ,

Lycée français René Descartes de Phnom Penh print that page

The Lycée français René Descartes de Phnom Penh is a semi-private French school in the heart of Phnom Penh , Cambodia . Degrees offered include the Brevet des collèges and the Baccalauréat (S, ES and L depending on demand). Classes: from Petite Section (Maternelle) to Terminale (S

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In his writings, he proposes either "to expose directly some aspects of Eastern metaphysical doctrines", [ 3 ] these doctrines being defined by him as of "universal character", [ 4 ] or "to adapt these same doctrines for Western readers [ 5 ] while keeping strictly faithful to their spirit

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genius , is a concept in Cartesian philosophy . In his 1641 Meditations on First Philosophy , René Descartes hypothesises the existence of an evil daemon , a personification who is "as clever and deceitful as he is powerful, who has directed his entire effort to misleading me." The evil

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Religious views of conscience usually see it as linked to a morality inherent in all humans, to a beneficent universe and/or to divinity . The diverse ritualistic, mythical, doctrinal, legal, institutional and material features of religion may not necessarily cohere with experiential, emotive

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Some of the most important debates in the history of scientific method center on: rationalism , especially as advocated by René Descartes ; inductivism , which rose to particular prominence with Isaac Newton and his followers; and hypothetico-deductivism , which came to the fore in the early

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The following branches are the main areas of study [ 7 ] Metaphysics is the study of the nature of reality, including the relationship between mind and body, substance and accident, events and causation. Traditional branches are cosmology and ontology . Epistemology is concerned with

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experimental method, held that we have innate ideas. [ 4 ] [ 5 ] The main continental rationalists ( Descartes , Spinoza , and Leibniz ) were also advocates of the empirical "scientific method". [ 6 ] [ 7 ] History Early empiricism See also: Tabula Rasa  and Nous The notion of

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Classic geometry was focused in compass and straightedge constructions . Geometry was revolutionized by Euclid , who introduced mathematical rigor and the axiomatic method still in use today. His book, The Elements is widely considered the most influential textbook of all time, and was known

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Although procedures vary from one field of inquiry to another, identifiable features distinguish scientific inquiry from other methods of obtaining knowledge. Scientific researchers propose hypotheses as explanations of phenomena, and design experimental studies to test these hypotheses via