Essays on Principles of Philosophy

Principles of Philosophy
Original title Principles of Philosophy
Author Rene Descartes
Genre Treatise
Language French
Characters Descartes, Kant, Hume, Aristotle
Published 1644
ISBN 978-0-87220-349-4
Book Summary
Essay Examples

Table of Contents

In his work Principles of Philosophy, philosopher René Descartes argues that the only thing that can be known for certain is that he exists. He observes that he could be dreaming or that he could be living in a world that is not real. He argues that the only thing that is certain is that he exists, because he is thinking. Therefore, Descartes concludes, the only thing that can be known for certain is that he exists.

We've found 1 essay samples about Principles of Philosophy
Prev
1 of 1
Next