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How do you know you’re real? Is existence all just a big dream? Has some mad scientist duped us into simply believing that we exist? James Zucker investigates all of these questions (and more) in this mind-boggling tribute to René Descartes’s "Meditations on First Philosophy."
Lesson by James Zucker, animation by Stretch Films, Inc.
Tagged under: James Zucker,Stretch Films,Descartes,Rene Descartes,Meditations On First Philosophy (Book),philosophy,existence,Existentialism (Literary School Or Movement),TED,TED-Ed,TED Ed,TEDEducation
1. How do you know you exist? (00:00:17)
2. What do we use to experience the world? (00:00:43)
3. What was the last dream you had? What do you think it meant? (00:01:15)
4. I think, therefore I am....
What does this quote mean to you? (00:02:41)
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