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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Wittgenstein, Ludwig
 
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Cogito VII 91
Cogito/Tractatus: the "I think" that accompanies all my references to the world, is recognized by nothing what is content in a reference.
I/Tractatus: shrinks at the end together so that it is the subject of a thought. But that is not part of the content.

W II
L. Wittgenstein
Vorlesungen 1930-35 Frankfurt 1989

W III
L. Wittgenstein
Das Blaue Buch - Eine Philosophische Betrachtung Frankfurt 1984

W IV
L. Wittgenstein
Tractatus Logico Philosophicus Frankfurt/M 1960


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-04-24