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Rene Descartes - “I think, therefore I am”

How Descartes arrived at his famous conclusion.

“I think, therefore I am” This is Descartes' famous Cogito argument: Cogito Ergo Sum. This short animation explains how he came to this conclusion of certainty when surrounded by uncertainty and doubt.

Narrated by Stephen Fry. Scripted by Nigel Warburton.

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