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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Kant, I.
 
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Cogito I Danto2 179
KantVsDescartes: cogito does not penetrate, but accompanies thinking.
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Bubner I 107
"Ich denke"/Kant: bildet die letzte Leistung der Synthesis, die nicht weiter herzuleiten ist. Hier tritt der Handlungscharakter am reinsten zutage. Das Selbstbewusstsein bringt die Einheit ipso actu im Verbinden hervor.
I. Kant
I Günter Schulte Kant Einführung (Campus) Frankfurt 1994
Externe Quellen. ZEIT-Artikel 11/02 (Ludger Heidbrink über Rawls)
Volker Gerhard "Die Frucht der Freiheit" Plädoyer für die Stammzellforschung ZEIT 27.11.03
Bu I
R. Bubner
Antike Themen und ihre moderne Verwandlung Frankfurt 1992


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-03-23