What are the main arguments in favor of the Anātman view over the Ātman view?
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The idea of Atman tends to be defined as having three characteristics:
When it is any of those things, it can be seen as Atman.
In SN 22.59 the Buddha explains that neither form, feeling, determination and consciousness have those characteristics:
note: I've translated it as: "Unsatisfactory vs satisfactory"; the quoted text translated it as "Painful vs Pleasant" and I've also seen "stress-full vs stress-less." I hope the point is clear.
It's also something that becomes apparent after meditating and following the path, when the Buddha asks Annanda, what the 10 perceptions gained by mindfulness of in - and out-breathing are, he answers pertaining to non-self:
On a more secular note, Sam Harris, who has been inspired by Buddhism and tried meditation, talks about this realisation as well:
I believe that those are the main argument in favour of the Anatman view:
1) understanding that experience is changing , uncontrollable and unsatisfactory
2) Seeing in meditation that when one is mindful, no sense of self arises.
thus concluding that there is nothing that one can say about:
"This is me, This is mine, I am this."
You are right in that anatman is a view, not just a doctrine. Anatman is phenomenological view, where phenomena are dharmas. Once you properly acquire that ultimate view, you just don't see a place for Atman to be. Because everything is covered by dharmas. And the view by itself is sound.
In comparison to phenomenological anatman view, view of atmavada is metaphysical. It is based on imagination and doubtful inference. Which is not sound base for views and actions.
Additionally, from methodological perspective, atmavada leads to unwholesome deeds and, thus, suffering. So it's not useful and not profitable to hold such a view.
Let me put the it in other perspective.
On asking if about the existence of Atmaan Buddha simply doesn't answer. What he says that the answer won't solve the main issue of Dukhha.
We can only speculate about his stance.