Explore BrainMass
Share

Explore BrainMass

    Descartes' view of consciousness

    This content was COPIED from BrainMass.com - View the original, and get the already-completed solution here!

    7. Discuss the meaning of the Cartesian statement "I think, therefore I am." What implications does this statement made by Descartes have for one's conception of reality? Explain in detail Descartes' view that the reality of his own consciousness is the only fact that cannot be doubted.

    © BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 9, 2019, 7:12 pm ad1c9bdddf
    https://brainmass.com/philosophy/descartes/descartes-view-consciousness-111235

    Solution Preview

    The statement "I think therefore, I am", was made by the French philosopher Descartes. Descartes was interested in trying to get to the truth in existence, without the constant doubt that surrounds every truth we believe to be true in our lives. ...

    Solution Summary

    Descartes' view of eality of his own consciousness is featured.

    $2.19