Is Descartes a skeptic?

Yes and no.

Yes, because Descartes doubts (Discorse on Method / Medidations)

No, because Descartes’ doubt is provisional and voluntary (methodological doubt). The skeptical doubt is permanent.

Cite this article as: Tim, "Is Descartes a skeptic?, April 19, 2011, " in Philosophy & Philosophers, April 19, 2011, https://www.the-philosophy.com/descartes-skeptic.

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