Noematic Analysis of Image Consciousness

  • Carlos Morujão Universidade Católica Portuguesa


This paper addresses Husserl's theory of image consciousness and phantasy, which, along with remembering, constitute three kinds of presentification, a sort of intuitive intentional relational different from perception. In the second place, the paper tries to highlight the significance of "neutralization" - as a means to access the world of phantasy - for the understanding of the origin of the aesthetic attitude. Finally, the paper discusses the kind of spacial relations that a rise from "neutralization", in contrast with life-world experience of space, and how those relations can be exemplified in Alfred Hitchcock's The Rear Window.


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How to Cite
MORUJÃO, Carlos. Noematic Analysis of Image Consciousness. Phainomenon, [S.l.], n. 25, p. 203-214, oct. 2012. ISSN 2183-0142. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 22 may 2018.
Monographic Section: Phenomenology and Cinema