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How God Does or Doesnt Exist from Descartes and Lockes Point of View Position or Issue No1 Ever since the beginning of time man has raised the same questions over and over again is there a higher being than us Is there something immense out there Could there even be a way for a Supreme Being to exist Descartes says yes there is a higher being something much more immense On the other hand Locke is a skeptic who thinks that youd have to see it to believe it Descartes being the man to first discover Analytic Geometry and Locke being the first of the classical British empiricists are both very smart and full of intellect and opinion I cordially invite you to read on and see how these two men could conceive such wonderful and interesting thoughts of doubt and theory Throughout the 17th and 18th centuries there were many philosophers but the Frenchman were the first to conjure up the first great philosophical system of the modern period Descartes was one of them He thought the church made an enormous mistake in the Galileo episode and he was a bit confused about the thinking process of the church So Descartes formulated something that he wanted to keep a secret from the church He wrote his ideas about physics into a book of philosophy called Meditations which later on he dedicated to the Most Wise and Illustrious Doctors of the Sacred Faculty of Theology in Parisp132 There were a total of six meditations in which he explains Physics Position 1 In the first Meditation Descartes chose a method of radical doubt whos motto was De omnibus dubitandum- everything is to doubted Descartes would doubt away anything that could be doubted for the slightest reason until he could come up with a proposition that was logically indubitable This proposition if it existed would be the foundation of all knowledge He took for
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