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Yes, it is from an eastern point of view. In some eastern philosophies such us Buddhism and Samkhya (old Hindu philosophy school). Ego( "I" ) mind ("think") and consciousness(thoughtless silent observer of the mind) are clearly separated as different entities. See Tattvas ref here Descartes is using the mind or circular reasoning to determine his own ...


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I once heard a philosophy professor say that Descrates' Cogito isn't properly an argument because an argument needs two premises and a conclusion. And that is true of syllogistic logic, but it's not true in modern logics. In natural logic, for example, an argument is defined as "a set of premises, an inference marker, and a conclusion " and the logician ...


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My take on it: assume (for reductio) that you don't exist. Then you infer that you don't doubt that you exist, since you don't exist to doubt (or do anything at all). But since you can never infer that you doubt your existence (as such), it follows that in being able to doubt, you must know that you exist: in other words, "If I didn't exist, I would not ...


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