Descartes' Fifth Meditation This essay provides insight into Descartes' Fifth Meditation and the existence of God

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In his Fifth Meditation, Descartes' attempts to once again prove the existence of God. He comes up with a number of examples that relate aspects from the material world in order to further his belief that God really does in fact exist. He states his theories favoring God's existence, most notably in his second ontological argument. At the same time he also presents several possible objections that could come into play, and refutes them. Descartes' …

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…has been proven to be inseparable from him, he must really in fact exist. The third and final objection is that it is not necessary to think that God exists. This answered in a similar manner to the other objections, in that the thought or idea itself of God, is enough to guarantee His existence. The idea of God revolves around the fact that He is perfect, and as stated before, that he must exist.