Rene Descartes was a French Philosopher who lived during the 16th and 17th centuries. He is widely regarded as one of the most important philosophers of all time. He was also a talented mathematician, historian and scientist.
He is credited with one of the most widely used philosophical phrases "cogito ergo sum'. Translated it means "I think, therefore I am". This week we unpack the process that led Descartes to come up with this well known phrase.
There are many concepts discussed in the two videos and audiobook that make up this weeks resources. Your response this week could interpret this concept in your own unique way, create some links to movies and television, expand on Rene Descartes philosophical work, or pick a particular concept (like the dream tank, problem hole, or ant killing!) and theme your writing around it.