Sunday, November 28, 2010

Cogito Ergo Sum II

Augustine, Soliloquies, Book II, Chapter 1:

Reason: Thou who wilt know yourself, do you know that you are?
Augustin: I know.
Reason: Whence do you know?
Augustine: I know not.
Reason: Feelest you yourself to be simple, or manifold?
Augustine: I know not.
Reason: Knowest you yourself to be moved?
Augustine: I know not.
Reason: Knowest you yourself to think?
Augustine: I know.
Reason: Therefore it is true that you think.
Augustine: True.

No comments:

Post a Comment

Please understand that this weblog runs on a third-party comment system, not on Blogger's comment system. If you have come by way of a mobile device and can see this message, you may have landed on the Blogger comment page, or the third party commenting system has not yet completely loaded; your comments will only be shown on this page and not on the page most people will see, and it is much more likely that your comment will be missed.