What did formal education leave Descartes fealing?
Frustration. I had gained nothing...but increasing recogniton of my ignorance' and there was 'no such knowledge in the world as i has previously been led to hope for.
In part 3 he takes steps to ensure that his life can keep ticking over while his beliefs are suspended for?
Before starting to rebuild your house you must provide yourself with somewhere to live while building is in progress.
Cogito ergo sum
I think therfore I am.
What idea does Descartes observe?
That he has the idea of a perfect being, God, How did he get the ability to think such a thought?
What does Descartes reckon about this idea?
he reckons his idea of a perfect being cant come from him, but only from a being that is actually perfect. That idea in his mind is the signature left by his creator.
What doubts does Descartes raise about his own body?
His mind, soul, health, must be something else, distinct from his body, and capable of existing without it. The body is one thing, the mind another. The famous Cartesian.
Since your senses have sometimes deceived you, consider the possibilty that they might deceive you at any time, or all the time, that they have no more status than a dream or hallucination.
What about the belief that you are now thinking?
Doubting whether you are thinking is another case of thinking-the doubt defeats itself. And if i am thinking, Descartes reflects, then i must exist. Cogito ergo sum.