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cogito, ergo sum

(ˈkɒɡɪˌtəʊ ˈɜːɡəʊ ˈsʊm)
(Philosophy) I think, therefore I am; the basis of Descartes' philosophy

co•gi•to, er•go sum

(ˈkoʊ gɪˌtoʊ ˈɛr goʊ ˈsʊm; Eng. ˈkɒdʒ ɪˌtoʊ ˈɜr goʊ ˈsʌm, ˈɛr goʊ)
Latin.
I think, therefore I am (stated by Descartes as the first principle in resolving universal doubt).
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Serrano advierte la transformacion antropotecnica que tiene lugar aqui: el clasico sujeto que encuentra su paradigma en la filosofia cartesiana del cogito ergo sum y que constituia la forma propiamente moderna parece mutar en un registro en que pierde su centralidad exhibiendose como una subjetividad atravesada por Otro y en la que, antes que un "sujeto" acontece una suerte de intelecto colectivo: "Los miembros de una comunidad pensante--escribe Angel Quero--rastrean, registran, conectan, consultan, investigan.
Rene Descartes (1596-1650), quien nacio en un 31 de marzo (como nuestro Premio Nobel de Literatura Octavio Paz, 1914-1998), formulo esta expresion en latin como uno de los fundamentos del racionalismo de la cultura occidental, y un principio de su Discurso del metodo, con el cual establece una ruptura con la escolastica y los silogismos aristotelicos empleados en toda la Edad Media: Cogito ergo sum, Pienso, luego existo.
It is emblematically connected with Descartes' famous pronouncement cogito ergo sum, she says, and has become something of a social ideology.
Descartes divorced the mind from the sensible world with his principle cogito ergo sum, thus alienating humanity from its place in the natural order.
Por sua vez, no seu artigo, Benjamin Garcia-Hernandez, motivado pela semelhanca entre o Cogito ergo sum do filosofo frances e a formulacao da personagem Sosia, Sed quom cogito, equidem certo idem sum qui semper fui (Amph.
Dobell aligns himself with those who have thought Descartes' cogito ergo sum 'bears more than a superficial resemblance' to Augustine's si fallor sum (157).
Hamlet subsequently places Claudius under the light of reason during the staging of the dumb show and the actual play, which can be equated with Cogito ergo sum, as follows: I staged the play; and my uncle reacted as anticipated to the poisoning; therefore, I know my mother and uncle are guilty.
The site's title alludes to cogito ergo sum, the French philosopher and physicist Rene Descartes' famous declaration, "I think, therefore I am.
In addition, the cogito ergo sum implies a sum res cogitans, meaning that being's essence is thinking whereas res is the scholastic substantia (concrete entity).
Even Rene Descartes could never have pronounced the radical Cogito ergo sum unless he had first learned Latin from the Jesuits, or been confronted by the problem of the foundations of knowledge by large-scale developments in Europe.
Hecht even modifies Rene Descartes, for example: his Cogito Ergo Sum (I think, therefore I am), she argues, should perhaps have been stated Dubito Ergo Sum (I doubt, therefore I am).
This long and ambitious work offers a systematic interpretation of Cartesian metaphysics and epistemology from the perspective of Descartes's so-called founding principle, cogito ergo sum.