Ideas from 'Transcendence of the Ego' by Jean-Paul Sartre [1937], by Theme Structure

[found in 'The Transcendence of the Ego' by Sartre,Jean-Paul [Routledge 2004,0-415-32069-0]].

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1. Philosophy / H. Continental Philosophy / 2. Phenomenology
Phenomenology assumes that all consciousness is of something
11. Knowledge Aims / B. Certain Knowledge / 6. Cogito Critique
The consciousness that says 'I think' is not the consciousness that thinks
The Cogito depends on a second-order experience, of being conscious of consciousness
Is the Cogito reporting an immediate experience of doubting, or the whole enterprise of doubting?
15. Nature of Minds / A. Nature of Mind / 4. Other Minds / b. Scepticism of other minds
A consciousness can conceive of no other consciousness than itself
We can never, even in principle, grasp other minds, because the Ego is self-conceiving
15. Nature of Minds / A. Nature of Mind / 5. Unity of Mind
The eternal truth of 2+2=4 is what gives unity to the mind which regularly thinks it
15. Nature of Minds / B. Features of Minds / 1. Consciousness / f. Higher-order thought
Consciousness exists as consciousness of itself
15. Nature of Minds / B. Features of Minds / 4. Intentionality / a. Nature of intentionality
Intentionality defines, transcends and unites consciousness
16. Persons / B. Concept of the Self / 6. Denial of the Self
Maybe it is the act of reflection that brings 'me' into existence
The Ego only appears to reflection, so it is cut off from the World
16. Persons / C. Self-Awareness / 2. Self-Knowledge
How could two I's, the reflective and the reflected, communicate with each other?
Knowing yourself requires an exterior viewpoint, which is necessarily false
16. Persons / C. Self-Awareness / 3. Undetectable Self
When we are unreflective (as when chasing a tram) there is no 'I'
The Ego never appears except when we are not looking for it
16. Persons / D. Self and Body / 4. Kantian Ego
If you think of '2+2=4' as the content of thought, the self must be united transcendentally
If the 'I' is transcendental, it unnecessarily splits consciousness in two
16. Persons / E. Self as Mind / 1. Self and Memory
It is theoretically possible that the Ego consists entirely of false memories
16. Persons / E. Self as Mind / 6. Self as Meta-awareness
The Ego is not formally or materially part of consciousness, but is outside in the world