MATERIALIST TENDENCY OF THE COGITO -1

But I soon noticed that while I thus wished to think everything false, it was necessarily true that I who thought so was something

It is highly materialist to acknowledged that the objective existence of the thinking being resists any attempt of self-denial. This fragment is to be related to the Cartesian notion of “horror of void”, one of the running gags of 17th century mechanist materialism.

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