The Conscious Activity of Natural Egoic Life and the Reduction to Pure Subjectivity

  • Edmund Husserl
Part of the Husserliana: Edmund Husserl – Collected Works book series (HUCO, volume 14)


Before discussing special peculiarities belonging to the reduction of pictorial acts, let us draw in another group of acts and consider for once the acts of reproductive phantasy, with the phantasy images hovering in them in naive phantasizing, at times coming on involuntarily, at times formed in free arbitrariness. As much as we here speak of “images” of phantasy, legitimately one cannot truly talk here of a pictorial presentation, with a distinction between that which pictures and the pictured, or image and subject. Admittedly, in one case or another something non-present is conscious in a present experience.


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