On Sartre and Self-Consciousness

09/11/2013 10:44

Hulya Guney - Duquesne University

The purpose of this paper is to deal with the place of self-consciousness and its implications in Sartre’s ontology. I shall begin with Sartre’s categorization of being which will be followed by a discussion of the special case of being-in-the-world. Finally, I shall argue that, unless Sartre allows the I into the prereflexive consciousness, he cannot hold on to any self either. [Read more] ...