Ideas from 'Reply to First Objections' by René Descartes [1641], by Theme Structure

[found in 'Philosophical Essays and Correspondence' by Descartes,René (ed/tr Ariew,Roger) [Hackett 2000,0-87220-502-9]].

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15. Nature of Minds / B. Properties of Minds / 2. Unconscious Mind
I can't be unaware of anything which is in me
23. Ethics / F. Existentialism / 1. Existentialism
Essence must be known before we discuss existence
28. God / D. Proofs of Evidence / 1. Cosmological Proof
We can't prove a first cause from our inability to grasp infinity