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In the quoted passage, Nietzsche seems to be referring to followers of Descartes if not Descartes directly. In a nutshell, Descartes's meditation is famously encapsulated in the phrase: "cognito ergo sum" The famous: "I think; therefore, I am." Nietzsche's criticism of a giant in world of philosophy, might be better translated as ".....

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