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Hubert L. Dreyfus

Full Name: Hubert L. Dreyfus
Number of Works: 25
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ISBN: 1439101701, 9781439101704
Keywords: meaning, secular, classics, western, shining, reading, things
Pages: 272
Published: 2010
  • Rating: 60%

In unrelenting flow of choices confronts us at nearly every moment of our lives, and yet our culture offers us no clear way to choose. This predicament seems inevitable, but in fact it's quite new. In medieval Europe, God's calling was a grounding force. In ancient Greece, a whole pantheon of shining gods stood ready to draw an appropriate action out of you. Like an athlete in “the zone,” you were called to a harmonious attunement with the world, so absorbed in it that you couldn’t make a “wrong” choice. If our culture no longer takes for granted a belief in God,
ISBN: 0415228077, 9780415228077
Keywords: internet
Pages: 136
Published: 2001
  • Rating: 80%

On the Internet is a sharp and stimulating discussion of the promises of the internet. Going beyond the hype of the cybercrowd, Dreyfus, a celebrated writer on philosophy and technology, asks whether the internet can really bring humanity to a new level of community and solve the problems of mass education. Drawing on a diverse array of thinkers from Plato to Kierkegaard, On the Internet is one of the first books to bring philosophical insight to the debate on how far the internet can and cannot take us. In discussing recent studies on the isolation experienced by many internet users, Dreyfus
ISBN: 0743205510, 9780743205511
Keywords: machine, over, mind
Pages: 252
Published: 1986
  • Rating: 60%

Defining the limits of computer technology, the authors make a compelling case that binary logic will always be inferior to human intuitive ability. A stunning reaffirmation of human intelligence.
ISBN: 026254041X, 9780262540414
Keywords: science, cognitive, intentionality, husserl
Pages: 368
Published: 1982
  • Rating: 60%

This new anthology will serve as an ideal introduction to phenomenology for analytic philosophers, both as a text and as the single most useful source book on Husserl for cognitive scientists.
ISBN: 3499181444, 9783499181443
Keywords: intelligenz, knstliche
Pages: Unknown
Published: 1998
  • Rating: 80%
ISBN: 0415940419, 9780415940412
Keywords: reexamined, heidegger
Pages: 1408
Published: 2002
  • Rating: 80%

Heidegger and the study of his thought have earned wide acceptance, extending beyond philosophy to influence an array of other disciplines. Critically selected by leading scholars in the field, the articles in this new collection bring together the most essential and representative scholarship on Heidegger. Focusing on the major phases of his work which attracted most attention from contemporary thinkers, as well as exploring new and important areas of Heidegger scholarship, this four-volume set is an invaluable resource for any curriculum supporting philosophy, as well as political theory, li