cogito

noun co·gi·to \ ˈkä-gi-ˌtō , ˈkō- , ˈkä-ji- \

Definition of cogito

1 :the philosophical principle that one's existence is demonstrated by the fact that one thinks
2 :the intellectual processes of the self or ego

Origin and Etymology of cogito

New Latin cogito, ergo sum, literally, I think, therefore I am, principle stated by René Descartes


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