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Skillful Coping: Essays on the phenomenology of everyday perception and action

Hubert L. Dreyfus and Mark A. Wrathall


Over the last 50 years, Hubert Dreyfus has established himself as a leading figure in philosophy. His work addresses an astonishing range of issues in the fields of phenomenology, existentialism, cognitive science, and the philosophical study of mind. Dreyfus has inspired a whole generation of philosophers as he has creatively drawn on and clearly articulated the seminal works of thinkers like Kierkegaard, Husserl, Heidegger, Merleau-Ponty, and Foucault. These volumes collect and publish Dreyfus’s most influential works. The book begins with a model of skillful engaged human action, a model de ... More

Keywords: phenomenology, cognitive science, Hubert Dreyfus, philosophy of mind, Martin Heidegger, skillful coping

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780199654703
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654703.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Hubert L. Dreyfus, author
University of California, Berkeley

Mark A. Wrathall, editor
University of California, Riverside

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Mark A. Wrathall

Part I The Phenomenology of Skills

1 From Socrates to Expert Systems

Hubert L. Dreyfus and Stuart E. Dreyfus

Part II Intentionality and Mind

2 The Perceptual Noema

Hubert L. Dreyfus, and Stuart E. Dreyfus

Part III Phenomenology and the Human Sciences

8 From Depth Psychology to Breadth Psychology

Hubert L. Dreyfus and Jerome Wakefield

9 What is Moral Maturity?

Hubert L. Dreyfus and Stuart E. Dreyfus

Part IV Embodied Coping and Artificial Intelligence

10 Making a Mind versus Modeling the Brain

Hubert L. Dreyfus and Stuart E. Dreyfus

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