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... 4) The claim is often made that Descartes induced a revolution in philosophy by combining his method of doubt with his method of inquiry.Comment on the philosophical revolution that Descartes engendered. What criticisms, if any, can you bring against his position? Rene Descartes was one of the great French philosophers and thinkers of the seventeenth century. Known for his philosophy of “I think, therefore, I am,” Descartes introduces to us one of the important philosophical principles, which is that of skepticism and uncertainty. Since his early age, Descartes had begun to doubt every traditional fact, he had ever known or learned. His doubts even reached his own existence in the world. So, in his...