I Haunt, Therefore I Am: Cartesian Dualism in The Conjuring Movies

Exploring the Cartesian Metaphysics of The Conjuring Universe.

Vera Farmiga in The Conjuring (directed by James Wan)

The Conjuring world is one filled with ghosts, demons, ominous hand clappings, and violent possessions. It is a panorama in which the physical world of the everyday is permeated by the invisible world of minds and beings that normally elude the senses. The horror franchise spawned by…