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By M. Albahari

Does the self - a unified, separate, persisting thinker/owner/agent - exist? Drawing on Western philosophy, neurology and Theravadin Buddhism, this booklet argues that the self is an phantasm created through a tier of non-illusory recognition and a tier of desire-driven concept and emotion, and that separateness underpins the self's illusory status.

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