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Single Idea 2266

[catalogued under 3. Truth / A. Truth Problems / 8. Subjective Truth]

Full Idea

I now seem able to posit as a general rule that everything I very clearly and distinctly perceive is true.

Gist of Idea

My general rule is that everything that I perceive clearly and distinctly is true


René Descartes (Meditations [1641], §3.35)

Book Reference

Descartes,René: 'Discourse on Method/The Meditations', ed/tr. Sutcliffe,F.E. [Penguin 1968], p.113