Tuesday, June 8, 2010

I Think Therefore I Am

Just so you know that critical scientific thought did not start with Bill Gates and Steve Jobs, today, June 8th, marks the anniversary of the publication, by Rene Descartes, in 1637 of  his Discourse on the Method for Guiding One’s Reason and Searching for Truth in the Sciences, the source of the famous quote, “I think, therefore I am.”

  Read more here: http://www.wired.com/thisdayintech/2010/06/0608descartes-publishes-scientific-method#ixzz0qG7FjS8H  

  Here's to Descartes-- the man who told us to think, not just feel when making decisions..... something we should remember more often  online perhaps:-)




Eye On Life Magazine said...

Ever notice how books had such long titles way back when? Philosophy and Science books especially.
Very cool post.

JamaGenie said...

Yes, very cool post. As for those long titles, their authors obviously didn't have to post them on Twitter!