Elusive Self

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The concept Elusive Self is a syncretic term use by Edward Carpenter with the LP term Bodily Ego.

Other Terms used by Edward Carpenter

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Syncretic Terms

Bodily Ego > Acquired Self, Antahkarana, Apparent Ego, Awkward Self, Earthly Self, Elusive Self, Empirical Self, False Personality, Illusory Self, King of the Body, Little Self, Not Self, Outer Self, Personality, Self, Sensual Ego, Subtle Body, Talking Self


There is therefore, I say, a real universal Self, but there is also an elusive self. There are millions of selves which are or think themselves separate.[1]


  1. Carpenter, Edward. The Art of Creation: Essays on the Self and Its Powers. Ravenio Books. Kindle Edition.