Öz In order to explain the relation of the self and external reality for the purpose of demonstrating that the search for an ontological basis of the external world is not a meaningful one, it is necessary to explain, first of all, the concepts "self" and "external reality", and then go ahead to interrogate the relation of the self and external reality. In this paper, firstly the general understanding of the concept of self will be explained in terms of its epistemic nature and functions. Later, I will state my understanding of the concept of self and discuss its relation with the external world.
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