Descartes, Rene - Manifestly more reality in infinite substance than in finite
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Rene Descartes – Key Philosophical Writings
For although the idea of substance is within me owing to the fact that I am substance, nevertheless I should not have the idea of an infinite substance – since I am finite – if it had not proceeded from some substance which was veritably infinite..... I see that there is manifestly more reality in infinite substance than in finite, and therefore that in some way I have in me the notion of the infinite earlier than the finite...