Descartes Meditations – What are the Main Themes in Meditations on First Philosophy

Rene Descartes was a French Philosopher famous for the Trademark argument and a version of the ontological argument. What were the main themes in the book: Descartes ‘Meditations on First Philosophy?’ The book is written from the perspective of a gender neutral narrator, originally in French. Here is a brief summary of the key ideas … Read moreDescartes Meditations – What are the Main Themes in Meditations on First Philosophy

Problems with Descartes’ Philosophy: ‘I think therefore I am’

I think, therefore, I am – In Latin Cogito Ergo Sum This is an interactive blog post, where the philosophyzer gives you a stimulus and questions, and asks you to provide the answers! Today’s focus is Descartes phrase ‘I think, therefore I am.’ When Descartes said ‘I think, therefore, I am‘ what did he mean? … Read moreProblems with Descartes’ Philosophy: ‘I think therefore I am’