I Do Not Exist
Unger (Peter)
Source: MacDonald - Perception & Identity - Essays Presented to A J Ayer with His Replies, 1979
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  1. It is argued that none of the "ordinary entities" that ostensibly exist actually do exist: there are no planets, or rocks, or chairs, or cats, or people; there is no you and no me.
  2. The arguments are variations upon the ancient argument of the heap, the sorites1.
  3. Various objections to the arguments are considered.
  4. The apparently self-defeating character of the arguments is recognized but is not taken as fundamental to the issues.

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Also in "Rea (Michael), Ed. - Material Constitution - A Reader"

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