Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Cogito: "I think". According to Descartes the prove that I exist, because the subject may even reach the doubts about its existence just by thinking and the subject must exist in order to think. Kant speaks of the "I think" that must accompany all my ideas/conceptions/notions/presentations, in order to make them my representations.See also thingking, existence, justification, representation.
 
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Cogito/Descartes/Anscombe: the existence of the ego is an existence in the thinking of the thought expressed by "I ...". "I" cannot be an empty name.

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M. Frank (Hrsg.)
Analytische Theorien des Selbstbewusstseins Frankfurt 1994


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-05-30