Ideas from 'Ideas: intro to pure phenomenology' by Edmund Husserl [1913], by Theme Structure

[found in 'Ideas: general introduction to pure phenomenology' by Husserl,Edmund (ed/tr Boyce Gibson,W) [Routledge 2012,978-0-415-51903-8]].

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1. Philosophy / H. Continental Philosophy / 2. Phenomenology
Phenomenology needs absolute reflection, without presuppositions
9. Objects / D. Essence of Objects / 5. Essence as Kind
The sense of anything contingent has a purely apprehensible essence or Eidos
9. Objects / D. Essence of Objects / 9. Essence and Properties
Imagine an object's properties varying; the ones that won't vary are the essential ones [Vaidya]
11. Knowledge Aims / B. Certain Knowledge / 4. The Cogito
The physical given, unlike the mental given, could be non-existing
12. Knowledge Sources / E. Direct Knowledge / 1. Intuition
Direct 'seeing' by consciousness is the ultimate rational legitimation