Philosopher Rene Descartes

Philosopher Rene Descartes

French Philosopher René Descartes, the man behind the saying "I think, therefore I am," was born March 31, 1596 in France.

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    Descartes' mission in "Meditations" was to doubt everything. (0:29)

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    Descartes circulated copies of his work and asked for critiques. (3:41)

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