Descartes attempts to ground all knowledge on an individual’s rational capacities. Descartes believes that an individual’s mind can be used to scientifically verify any truth primarily through his skepticism and search for analytic truths. Using the readings, explain how Descartes does this. Additionally, show how Descartes’ philosophy can relate to and support the assigned works of either Copernicus and/or Galileo.
Your paper should be 4-5 pages double-spaced, normal margins.