What is the English translation of “Cogito ergo sum”? – 2017

What is the English translation of “Cogito ergo sum”?



I think, therefore I am




Philosopher Rene Descartes highlighted the Latin phrase in his “Discourse on Method.” He carries the phrase though six meditations, where he embarks on a journey to prove he exists.




If that philosophical feat wasn’t mind-blowing enough, he also embarks on a logical thread to determine the existence of a god-like being. According to Descartes, we can all rest easy that we’re not living in a dream world programmed into our brains a la “The Matrix” trilogy. Source: Encyclopedia Britannica Online

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