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1984, Martin Heidegger, The metaphysical foundations of logic:
- Likewise, if "I" is the object of the ontological interpretation, then this is not the individual I-ness, of my self, but I-ness in its metaphysical neutrality; we call this neutral I-ness "egoicity."
2010, Alistair Conwell, The Audible Life Stream:
- The Marriage of Time and 'I' This concept of time is closely tied up with our illusory sense of 'I-ness'.