Understanding Descartes: I am, I exist by Hercules Bantas
Series: Understanding Philosophy, Book 5.
Approx. 2,440 words.
Published on March 28, 2011.
In Meditations on First Philosophy, René Descartes uses rational thought to argue that his essence exists in his thoughts alone. This guide will outline the reasoning Descartes' uses in establishing his theory of knowledge that he argues is necessary to form a 'pro