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Analytical Buddhism: The Two-tiered Illusion of Self

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We spend our lives protecting an elusive self - but does the self actually exist? Drawing on literature from Western philosophy, neuroscience and Buddhism (interpreted), the author argues that there is no self. The self - as unified owner and thinker of thoughts - is an illusion created by two tiers. A tier of naturally unified consciousness (notably absent in standard bun ...more
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published January 9th 2007 by Palgrave Macmillan (first published October 13th 2006)
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Ooo this sounds like it'll tickle both the part of me that is fascinated by cognitive science AND the wannabe buddhist in me!
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The most important academic work on Buddhism ever published (that I know of).
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