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The Ego Tunnel: The Science of the Mind and the Myth of the Self

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Were used to thinking about the self as an independent entity, something that we either have or are. In The Ego Tunnel, philosopher Thomas Metzinger claims otherwise: No such thing as a self exists. The conscious self is the content of a model created by our brainan internal image, but one we cannot experience as an image. Everything we experience is a virtual self in a virtual reality. But if the self is not real, why and how did it evolve? How does the brain construct it? Do we still have souls, free will, personal ...

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0465045677

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The Ego Tunnel: The Science of the Mind and the Myth of the Self
2010, Basic Books

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The Ego Tunnel: The Science of the Mind and the Myth of the Self
2009, Basic Books (AZ), New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780465045679

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