Against the new Cartesian Circle

Canadian Journal of Philosophy 47 (1):66-74 (2017)
Download Edit this record How to cite View on PhilPapers
In two recent papers, Michael Della Rocca accuses Descartes of reasoning circularly in the Fourth Meditation. This alleged new circle is distinct from, and more vicious than, the traditional Cartesian Circle arising in the Third Meditation. We explain Della Rocca’s reasons for this accusation, showing that his argument is invalid.
(categorize this paper)
Reprint years
PhilPapers/Archive ID
Upload history
Archival date: 2019-04-18
View other versions
Added to PP index

Total views
340 ( #16,727 of 58,435 )

Recent downloads (6 months)
78 ( #8,656 of 58,435 )

How can I increase my downloads?

Downloads since first upload
This graph includes both downloads from PhilArchive and clicks on external links on PhilPapers.