Theory of Knowledge and Theory of the State, in René Descartes’ Philosophy
José Ricardo Pierpauli
Espíritu: cuadernos del Instituto Filosófico de Balmesiana, ISSN 0014-0716, Year 65, Issue 152 (july-december), 2016, pages. 505-522
The purpose of Descartes was to completely break with the past and with teachings of the preceeding theological and philosophical schools, in order to formulate a new Philosophy, in which, although we do not find an explicit formulation of a new Theory of the State, we can underline its important guidelines, from the new gnoseology and scientia mirabilis offered by Descartes.