No “I” [or ego] is conceivable without consciousness of being an “I”

No “I” [or ego] is conceivable without consciousness of being an “I” [Ichbewusstsein] and none is conceivable without perception, recollection, expectation, thinking, valuing, acting, etc. …

Edmund Husserl, Psychological and Transcendental Phenomenology and the Confrontation with Heidegger 1927-1931, p. 231

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