Posts Tagged: descartes

Cogito ergo Sum

Cogito Ergo Sum – I think Therefore I am French philosopher René Descartes (1596-1650) proposed “the cogito” as demonstrating the most fundamental epistemological principle upon which all knowledge is based. Much of this supposition is argued today as not the only means for forming knowledge and in some cases utterly wrong, especially when viewing random… Read more »

Cartesian Dualism and the Problem of Social Networks

I was reading this morning’s Washington Post about the difficulty Organizing for America, “the 13 million-strong grass-roots network built during (the Obama) presidential campaign” was having in having a legislative impact. It brought to mind the similar network of that didn’t come through for 2004 Democratic Presidential Primary contender Howard Dean and it also brought… Read more »