Posted by Bob on January 20, 2000
In Reply to: I am posted by ESC on January 19, 2000
: : Please give the origins of "I think therefore I am"
: : Thanks a lot
: René Descartes (1596-1650), the French philosopher, mathematician, and scientist. See http://www.geocities.com/Athens/Forum/5507/descartes.html
Cogito ergo sum. Or, for the philosophically cautious, cogito cogito ergo cogito sum: "I think that I think, therefore I think that I am."