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Positioned among natural sensible cause and mere technical-practical skillfulness, prudence hazards falling into the margins for Kant. This booklet seeks to find a scientific position for prudence in his works and to reconfigure it because the empirical kind of functional judgment, displaying that prudence is vital to Kant’s concept of happiness in addition to for the achievement of ethical imperatives.
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Only when the various components have been found to be individually true can the aggregate be accepted as true. Additionally, what is gained through the analytic/comparative process is not just the establishment of a complex belief or potential 42 DESCARTES AND HIS PROJECT belief as true, because once established as true, a complex belief itself serves as a known, reliable component of even more complex beliefs. This is how Descartes thought we would eventually build up knowledge as a complete ideational mirror-image of reality, how we would learn all there is to know.
Closely related to his conception of awareness as the having of ideas, is Descartes’ conception of the mind as transparent to itself. Descartes explicitly disallows that there might be something in the mind – which can only be an idea in his sense – of which we might not be conscious. He insists that ‘nothing can exist in the mind . . of which [the mind] is not conscious’ (Descartes, Reply to Objections IV, Haldane and Ross 1969, Vol. II, 115). Also, in a 1641 letter to the Reverend Mersenne, Descartes says: ‘by the term “idea” I mean in general everything which is in our mind when we conceive of something, no matter how we conceive it’ (Kenny 1970, 105).
I will not pursue this point here, though I will return to it; I mention the point only so you will keep in mind 45 STARTING WITH DESCARTES that it will not do to understand the entertaining of Cartesian ideas merely as having mental images. At this point it sufﬁces to say that Descartes’ view of awareness as the entertaining of ideas is conception of awareness as the having of something present to the mind, on the model of seeing something, where what is present to the mind may or may not be a representation of something in the sense that what is present to the mind is the effect of some reality external to the mind.
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