Dan Zahavi


dz.pngDan Zahavi is professor of philosophy and director of the Center for Subjectivity Research at the University of Copenhagen.


In his systematic work, Zahavi has mainly been investigating the nature of consciousness, self-consciousness, selfhood, intersubjectivity, and social cognition from a phenomenological perspective. He is author and editor of more than 25 volumes including Husserl’s Phenomenology (Stanford 2003), Subjectivity and Selfhood (MIT Press 2005), The Phenomenological Mindtogether with S. Gallagher (Routledge 2008), and most recently Self and Other (OUP 2014). He is co-editor in chief of the journal Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences.


  • Phenomenology
  • Philosophy of mind
  • Cognitive science
  • Philosophy of psychiatry