The Life of the Transcendental Ego
Read Online
Share

The Life of the Transcendental Ego Essays in Honor of William Earle by Edward S. Casey

  • 459 Want to read
  • ·
  • 75 Currently reading

Published by State Univ of New York Pr .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Modern Western philosophy, c 1600 to the present,
  • American Philosophy,
  • Philosophy (General),
  • USA,
  • 1919-,
  • Earle, William,
  • Earle, William,,
  • Philosophy

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsDonald V. Morano (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages217
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8196682M
ISBN 100887061710
ISBN 109780887061714

Download The Life of the Transcendental Ego

PDF EPUB FB2 MOBI RTF

Here, however, Sartre attacked Husserl's notion of a transcendental ego. The break with Husserl, in turn, facilitated Sartre's transition from phenomenology to the existentialist doctrines of his masterwork, Being and Nothingness, which was completed a few years later while the author was a prisoner of by: Life of the transcendental ego. Albany: State University of New York Press, © (OCoLC) Named Person: William Earle; William Earle; William Earle; William (Philosoph) Earle: Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors. The book is heavy on terminology; the argument is thick. I think the basic theme is as follows: Husserl posits some sort of Transcendent Ego, something out there, external to humans, yet manifested by them in the way they perceive the world. Husserl's Ego entity is akin in some way to Kant's a priori structures/5. The Transcendence of the Ego First published in France in as a journal article, The Transcendence of the Ego was one of Jean-Paul Sartre’s earliest philosophical publications. When it appeared, Sartre was still largely unknown, working as a school teacher in.

  The Transcendence of the Ego is a philosophical essay published by Jean Paul Sartre in In it, he sets out his view that the self or ego is not itself something that one is aware of. In it, he sets out his view that the self or ego is not itself something that one is aware of. Buy Life of the Transcendental Ego: Essays in Honor of William Earle by Casey, Edward S., Morano, Donald V. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low Format: Paperback. Electronic books: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Life of the transcendental ego. Albany: State University of New York Press, © (DLC) (OCoLC) Named Person: William Earle; William Earle; William (Philosoph) Earle: Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication. First published in France in , this important essay marked a turning point in Sartre's philosophical development. Before writing it, he had been closely allied with phenomenologists such as Husserl and Heidegger. Here, however, Sartre attacked Husserl's notion of a transcendental ego. The break with Husserl, in turn, facilitated Sartre's transition from phenomenology to the existentialist.

The Transcendence of the Ego is Sartre's refutation and response to the phenomenology of Edmund Husserl and his idea that a transcendental ego stands behind consciousness. Reading Being and Nothingness is tremendously aided by this short work, and the thought inside is tremendously exciting, because Sartre refutes solipsism and finally brings. transcendental ego which Husserl and Descartes believed was the experi-enced subject of human consciousness. Some recent scholars have interpreted Sartre's use of the term "positional" as meaning primarily a certainty of, or belief in, the existence of that which is posited. See Richard H. Abstract. The concept of the transcendental ego is the fundamental concept of Husserl’s phenomenology. it is the foundation on which, in Husserl’s own view, the entire edifice of transcendental phenomenology and scientific philosophy rests and which is thus of crucial importance for the understanding of his doctrine. 1 It is to be expected that a concept of so great an importance would be. Transcendental ego, the self that is necessary in order for there to be a unified empirical self-consciousness. For Immanuel Kant, it synthesizes sensations according to the categories of the g can be known of this self, because it is a condition, not an object, of knowledge. For Edmund Husserl, pure consciousness, for which everything that exists is an object, is the.