René Descartes about doubt (“Discourse on the Method”, 1637) - and as I observed that this truth, I think, therefore I am (COGITO ERGO SUM), was so certain and of such evidence that no ground of doubt, however extravagant, could be alleged by the sceptics capable of shaking it, I concluded that I might, without scruple, accept it as the first principle of the philosophy of which I was in search.
pick reportpicture source

and as I observed that this truth, I think, therefore I am (COGITO ERGO SUM), was so certain and of such evidence that no ground of doubt, however extravagant, could be alleged by the sceptics capable of shaking it, I concluded that I might, without scruple, accept it as the first principle of the philosophy of which I was in search.
 René DescartesDiscourse on the Method (1637). copy citation

edit
Author
Source
Topic
Date
1637
Language
English
Reference
Note
Weblink

Meaning and analysis

write a note