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781G Gassendi,  820G Descartes,  695G The Earl of Rochester,  154F Thomas Browne, 904F Pseudo Aristotle, 815G John Fisher.

781G Pierre Gassendi 1592-1655… 4.220 palabras más

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Rene Descartes, Cartesian Dualism and “I Think, Therefore I Am”

“Cogito ergo sum” or, “I am thinking, therefore I exist” or, “I think, therefore I am” are some of the most famous phrases in western philosophy, but where did they come from? 722 palabras más

Philosophical Idea

This Side of Paradise

TW: Thoughts of existentialism, life and death.

I’ve been thinking about death a lot lately. Probably more than what is considered “normal” or “healthy”. I should probably go and see someone, but the last time I went to the GP about my anxiety, I was referred to a group which was no help whatsoever. 710 palabras más


The Modern Descartes

A few months ago, as I was flipping channels, I came across a very interesting TV program called “Genius by Stephen Hawking.”

The TV show promised that it would teach you how to think like a genius.  358 palabras más

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Famous Scientists Who Believed in God - Part 5 -Rene Descartes

Rene Descartes (1596-1650)

Descartes was a French mathematician, scientist and philosopher who has been called the father of modern philosophy. His school studies made him dissatisfied with previous philosophy. 184 palabras más


How do you know you exist?

  The math whiz and philosopher, René Descartes, sought to clarify his doubt and his knowledge.  So he pushed back as far as he could to what he could know for sure.   375 palabras más


Common sense is the most fairly distributed thing in the world, for each one thinks he is so well-endowed with it that even those who are hardest to satisfy in all other matters are not in the habit of desiring more of it than they already have. 6 palabras más

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