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Cogito ergo sum: establishment of the aesthetic existence
Kormin Nikolai Aleksandrovich

Doctor of Philosophy

Leading Scientific Associate, Institute of Philosophy of the Russian Academy of Sciences

141335, Russia, Moskovskaya oblast', selo Shemetovo, ul. Tsentral'naya, 75, kv. 26



The subject of this research is analysis of the process of establishment of aesthetic representations in Descartes’ philosophy, who abruptly turns the epistemological plot of European culture. It is determined how the lines of his thoughts on cogito intertwine with the fabrics of understanding of the aesthetic establishment of the existence of ego, comprehension of transcendental resemblance on the theatrical stage, as well as how the cogital orientations frame the language of a whole action in certain branches of art. The author reveals based on which other work this theatrical oeuvre has been created and what is the idea behind it? Cogito is presented as the existence of cogitative and experiencing it, adding an ultimate form of aesthetic manifestation. The scientific novelty lies in patterning of Descartes’ aesthetic orientations associated with the range of their conditions: harmony, reverence, generosity, joy of spirit, conceptual programs for sensual experience, activity of floating to consciousness imagination, ability to reasoning and improvement, determination of aesthetic meaning of Descartes’ fundamental postulate: cogito ergo sum, representation of how it can be converted into aesthetic format.

Keywords: French philosophy, history of philosophy, philosophy of art, egologia, cogito, esthetics, art, consciousness, philosophy, Descartes



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