In the Fourth Objections, French philosopher Antoine Arnauld claims that clear and distinct knowledge of one's mind does not exclude one's body from one's essence. ) Another miscellany gathered by Mersenne -sixth set; The Jesuit Pierre Bourdin -seventh set of objections; They make many objections to Descartes’ arguments and method. The theologian and logician Antoine Arnauld – fourth set The philosopher Pierre Gassendi – fifth set (Descartes wrote that all of these could be easily dismissed. 24 September, 2015 - 16:32 . Recommend this journal Email your librarian or administrator to recommend adding this journal to your organisation's collection. In the fourth set of those objections the Augustinian and Jansenist, Antoine Arnauld, wrote, "The first thing that I find remarkable is that our distinguished author has laid down as the basis for his entire philosophy Available under Creative Commons-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. Antoine Arnauld's criticisms of Descartes in the Fourth Set of Objections: AT VII 201; CSM II 141. The theologian and logician Antoine Arnauld - fourth set; The philosopher Pierre Gassendi - fifth set (Descartes wrote that all of these could be easily dismissed. 50 Cf.  Arnauld is the author of the fourth set of objections to Descartes Meditations and is widely regarded as one of the most incisive philosophical critics of his time. Arnauld’s circularity objection and Descartes’s reply . He set forth his own personal version of Cartesianism in: Des vrais et fausses idées (1683). set of objections, by Bourdin, is omitted because it is so long and so bad. Leibniz initiated the correspondence with Arnauld to test one of the earliest statements of his mature philosophical system, the … ) Another miscellany gathered by Mersenne – sixth set The Jesuit Pierre Bourdin – seventh set of objections 1964–7. - Antoine Arnauld (1612-1691) "Fourth Set of Objections" - "My only remaining concern is whether the author does not commit a vicious circle, when he says that we have no other basis on which to establish that what we clearly and distinctly perceive is true, than that God exists. Arnauld wrote the fourth set of Objections that were published along with Descartes's Meditations (1641), criticized the occasionalist philosophical system and theological views of Malebranche in Traité de vraies et fausses idées (On True and False Ideas) (1683), and engaged in … Summary. of objections to that work written by prominent contemporaries, plus his own replies to the objections. ArnauldI have one further worry, namely ... Antoine Arnauld’s objection to the argument for the real distinction and Descartes’s reply . Arnauld corresponded with Descartes and composed the fourth set of objections to the ‘Meditations’ (1641) at the invitation of Mersenne. For Arnauld’s collected writings: Arnauld, 1775–83; id. He makes a comparison to a geometric calculation to clarify his point. The introduction of Cartesianism into Port-Royal opened a new era, sometimes called the ‘second Port-Royal’, strongly influenced by the authority of Antoine Arnauld, author of the fourth set of Objections to Descartes’ Meditations.