paradox of

"a move [...] to redress the imbalance of the hemispheres [...] meets a paradox at the outset: how to succeed in a self-conscious attempt to achieve a state of (relative) unselfconsciousness." p. 358

"There is always a paradox involved, in that he [Wordsworth] is trying to reproduce the unself-consciousness that permits experience of the numinous, the condition of such unself-consciousness being that it cannot be consciously reproduced." p. 378

transparency and

"[In Homeric Greece, ] Intuitions, no longer acted on unselfconsciously, no longer ‘transparent’ (transparency), no longer simply subsumed into action without the necessity of deliberation, became objects of consciousness," p. 262