Against No-Ātman Theories of Anattā

@article{Albahari2002AgainstNT,
  title={Against No-Ātman Theories of Anattā},
  author={Miri Albahari},
  journal={Asian Philosophy},
  year={2002},
  volume={12},
  pages={20 - 5}
}
Suppose we were to randomly pick out a book on Buddhism or Eastern Philosophy and turn to the section on 'no-self' (anattā). On this central teaching, we would most likely learn that the Buddha rejected the Upanisadic notion of Self (Ātman), maintaining that a person is no more than a bundle of impermanent, conditioned psycho-physical aggregates (khandhas). The rejection of Ātman is seen by many to separate the metaphysically 'extravagant' claims of Hinduism from the austere tenets of Buddhism… Expand
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