The Department of PhilosophyUniversity of California, Berkeley

Hubert Dreyfus, Professor of Philosophy in the Graduate SchoolHomepage


Curriculum Vitae


B.A.    Harvard, 1951 (highest honors in philosophy)
M.A.   Harvard, 1952
Ph.D.  Harvard, 1964


Teaching Fellow, General Education (Humanities), Harvard, 1952-53, 1954 and 1956.
Instructor in Philosophy, Brandeis, 1957-59.
Assistant Professor of Philosophy, M.I.T., 1960-66.
Associate Professor of Philosophy, M.I.T., 1967-68.
Associate Professor of Philosophy, University of California at Berkeley, 1968-72.
Professor of Philosophy, University of California, Berkeley, 1972 to 1994.
Professor in the Graduate School, University of California, Berkeley, 1994 to present.
Joint Appointment: Rhetoric Department, 1999-to present.

Director, N.E.H. Summer Institutes, University of California, Berkeley, 1980, Santa Cruz, 1988.
Director, N.E.H. Summer Seminars, University of California, Berkeley, 1981, 1983 and 1984.
Lecturer, CollŹge de France, Fondation Hugo (invited by Michel Foucault), Paris, 1983.
Visiting Professor, Technical University, Vienna, Austria, May-June 1986 and 1991.
Visiting Professor, Frankfurt University, (invited by Jürgen Habermas) Summer Semester 1989.
Co-Director, N.E.H. Summer Institutes, University of California, Santa Cruz, 1990, 1992, 1994, 1997.
Lecturer, Ecole Normale SupŹrieure, Paris, May 1991.
Austin J. Fagothey Professor, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, California, 1996-97.
Visiting Professor, Humanities, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark, Feb.-Mar. 1998.
Visiting Professor, University of Auckland, New Zealand, April 1998.
Truax Professor, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, 1999.
Visiting Professor, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia, March 2000.
Visiting Professor, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, Lima, Peru, April 2000.
Visiting Professor, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands, June 2000.
Spinoza Lecturer, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2003.
Visiting Lecturer, University of Tokyo, Komaba Campus, June 1-July 7, 2004.
Visiting Professor, Norwegian School of Sport Sciences, May-June 2006.
Visiting Professor, University of Oslo, Education Department, May June 2007.
Visiting Professor, University of Oslo, Department of Special Needs Education, May 2011.


Phi Beta Kappa, 1951.
Harvard Sheldon Traveling Fellowship, 1953-54, (Freiburg).
Fulbright to Belgium, 1956-57, (Husserl Archives, Louvain).
French Government Grant, 1959-60 (Ecole Normale SupŹrieure, Paris).
Baker Award for Outstanding Teaching, 1966.
NSF Grant - January 1968-September 1968 - Research Associate in Computer Sciences, Harvard Computation Laboratory.
Harbison Prize for Outstanding Teaching, 1968.
ACLS Grant, 1968-1969.
Guggenheim Fellow, 1985.
NEH Basic Research Grant, 1988-1989.
Yrjö Reenpää Medal, Finnish Cultural Foundation, 1991.
Phi Betta Kappa Lecturer, 1992-93.
Doctorate Honoris Causa, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 1998.
Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 2001.
Resident, Rockefeller Foundation's Bellagio Study and Conference Center, Italy, May-June 2002.
Vice-President, American Philosophical Association – Pacific Division, 2003-2004.
Rhoda H. Goldman Award for Distinguished Faculty Advising of Undergraduates, University of California, Berkeley, October 2003.
Distinguished Teaching Award, University of California, Berkeley, 2004.
President, American Philosophical Association–Pacific Division, 2003-2004.
Rhoda H. Goldman Award for Distinguished Faculty Advising of Undergraduates, University of California, Berkeley, October 2003.
Distinguished Teaching Award, University of California, Berkeley, 2004.
President, American Philosophical Association – Pacific Division, 2004-2005.
2005 Barwise Prize, American Philosophical Association Committee on Philosophy and Computers – Pacific Division 2006.
Dickson Emeriti Professorship 2009-2010, Berkeley Emeriti Association.

Editorial Boards

Advisory Board, AI & Society: The Journal of Human-Centered Systems and Machine Intelligence, Springer
Nominating Editor, The Philosopher's Annual.
Board of Editors, Selected Studies in Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy, Martin Nijhoff Press.
Associate editor, Series on Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy, Indiana University Press.
Board of Editors, The Journal of Computing and Society, Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility, Palo Alto, CA.
Editorial Board, Neue Deutsche Zeitschrift für Philosophie, Institute for Advanced Studies, Berlin.
International Editorial Committee, Areté, Philosophy Review published by the Department of Humanities, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú.
Co-Editor: Bulletin of Science, Technology & Society, Sage Science Press.
Editorial Board (Philosophy), Bildungsraeme digitaler Welten, Leske and Budrich (Opladen).
Editorial Board, International Journal of Philosophical Studies, Routledge (London).


American Philosophical Association
International Society for Phenomenological Studies
Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy
American Academy of Arts and Sciences
American Society for Existential Phenomenology




  1. (with James Broderick) "Curds and Lions in Don Quixote", ModernLanguagesQuarterly (June 1957).
  2. (with Samuel J. Todes) "The Three Worlds of Merleau-Ponty", PhilosophyandPhenomenologicalResearch (June 1962).
  3. (with Joseph Pequigney) "The Landscape of Dante's Inferno", ItalianQuaterly (Spring 1962).
  4. (with Joseph Pequigney) "Landscape and Guide: Dante's Modifying of Meaning in the Inferno," M.I.T. Publication in the Humanities, Number 66.
  5. "Merleau-Ponty's Existential Phenomenology", M.I.T. Publication in the Humanities, Number 69.
  6. "Philosophie aux Etats-Unis", in Encyclopédie comparée U.S.A. - U.R.S.S., (Paris: Laffont, November 1967).
  7. "Alchemy and Artificial Intelligence", RAND Paper P-3244 (December 1965).  (Japanese translation, September 1967.) Reprinted in Artificial Intelligence: Critical Concepts, Vol.III, Ronald Chrisley and Sandy Begeer, Eds, (Routledge, December 2000).
  8. "Phenomenology and Artificial Intelligence", PhenomenologyinAmerica, James Edie, Ed., Quadrangle Press (1967). Reprinted as "Do Computers Think?" in Reading for Liberal Education, (Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1967).
  9. "Why Computers Must Have Bodies in Order to be Intelligent", Review of Metaphysics (September 1967). Reprinted in La Mente e le Macchine, M. Bianca, Ed., (La Scuola Editrice, 1978).
  10. "Philosophical Issues in Artificial Intelligence", M.I.T. Publication in the Humanities, Number 80.
  11. "Pseudo-Strides Towards Artificial Intelligence", Theoria to Theory, Volume 2, Second Quarter (January 1968).
  12. "Cybernetics as the Last Stage of Metaphysics", Akten des XIV Internationalen Kongresses für Philosophie, (Vienna, 1968).

  1. "The Perceptual Noema; The Suppressed Originality of Aron Gurwitsch", Life-World and Consciousness, L. Embree, Ed., (Northwestern University Press, 1970). 
  2. Reprinted in Husserl, Intentionality and Cognitive Science -(see below).
  3. (with Samuel J. Todes) "The Existentialist Critique of Objectivity", Patterns of the Life-World, James Edie, Ed., (Northwestern University Press, 1971).
  4. "Phenomenology and Mechanism", Nous (March 1971).
  5. "A Critique of Artificial Reason", Thought (1968). 
  6. Reprinted in Human and Artificial Intelligence, Crosson, Ed., (Appleton - Century Crofts, 1971); in Interpretations of Life and Mind, Marjorie Grene, Ed., (Routledge, Kegan, Paul, 1971); and in Dialogos (February 1973).
  7. "Sinn and Intentional Object", Existential Phenomenology, Robert Solomon, Ed., (Harper and Row, 1973).
  8. (with John Haugeland) "The Computer as a Mistaken Model of the Mind", Philosophy and Psychology, S.C. Brown, Ed. (Macmillan, 1974). 
  9. Translated in Portuguese (1984).
  10. "Artificial Intelligence", The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science (March 1974).
  11. "Human Temporality", The Study of Time II, J.T. Fraser and N. Lawrence, Eds, Springer - Verlag (1975).
  12. "The Priority of The World to My World: Heidegger's Answer to Husserl (and Sartre)", Man and World (May 1975).
  13. "The Misleading Mediation of the Mental", Philosophical Dimensions of the Neuro-Medical Sciences, S.F. Spicker and H.T. Englehardt, Eds, (Reidel, 1976).
  14. (with John Haugeland) "A Husserl - Heidegger Dialogue: Philosophy's Last Stand", Heidegger and Modern Philosophy, Michael Murray, Ed., (Yale University Press, 1977).
  15. "Things Computers Still Can't Do (Part I)," ROM, Vol. I, No. 9, (March/April 1978).
  16. (with Stuart Dreyfus) "Inadequacies in the Decision Analysis Model of Rationality", Foundations and Applications of Decision Theory, C. Hooker, Ed., (Reidel, 1978).
  17. "Empirical Evidence for a Pessimistic Prognosis for Cognitive Science", Behavioral and Brain Sciences, Vol. 1, Number 1 (1978).
  18. "Cognitive Psychology vs. Hermeneutics", Behavioral and Brain Sciences, Vol. 1, Number 2 (1978).
  19. "Incompatible Constraints on the Input/Outputs of a Human Intentional Black Box," Behavioral and Brain Sciences, Vol., Number 2 (1978).
  20. (with Stuart Dreyfus) "The Scope, Limits, and Training Implications of Three Models of Aircraft Pilot Emergency Response Behavior", Operations Research Center Report (February 1979).
  21. (with Stuart Dreyfus) "The Psychic Boom: Flying Beyond the Thought Barrier", Operations Research Center Report (March 1979).
  22. Reprinted in Creative Computing (1981).
  23. "A Framework for Misrepresenting Knowledge", Philosophical Perspectives in Artificial Intelligence, M. Ringle, Ed., (Humanities Press, 1979).

  1. (with Stuart Dreyfus) "A Five - Stage Model of the Mental Activities involved in Directed Skill Acquisition", Operations Research Center Report (February 1980).
  2. (with Stuart Dreyfus) "Proficient Adaptable Response to Emergencies Caused by Identifiable Malfunctions: Contrasting Training Implications of Two Proposed Models", Operations Research Center Report (February 1980).
  3. "Existentialism," "Phenomenology," "Martin Heidegger," "Edmund Husserl," "Karl Jaspers," "Soren Kierkegaard," "Gabriel Marcel," "Maurice Merleau-Ponty," "Franz Rosenzweig," "Max Scheler," in Funk and Wagnalls' New Encyclopedia, (1980).
  4. "Les Ordinateurs peuvent-ils źtre vraiment intelligents?" Critique, Les Philosophes Anglo-saxons par eux-mźmes, (Aout-Septembre 1980).
  5. "Holism and Hermeneutics", The Review of Metaphysics (September 1980).
  6. Reprinted in Hermeneutics and Praxis, Robert Hollinger, Ed., (University of Notre Dame Press, 1985).
  7. "Dasein's Revenge: Methodological Solipsism as Unsuccessful Escape Strategy in Psychology," Behavioral and Brain Sciences, Vol. 3 (1980)
  8. "What Computers Still Can't Do (Part II)," Creative Computing, Vol. 6, No. 1, (January 1980).
  9. "Knowledge and Human Values: A Genealogy of Nihilism", Teachers College Record (Spring 1981).
  10. "From Micro-Worlds to Knowledge Representation: AI at an Impasse", Mind Design, John Haugeland, Ed., (Bradford Books, 1981).
  11. Reprinted in Readings In Knowledge Representation, Ronald J. Brachman and Hector J. Levesque, Eds, (Morgan Kaufman Publishers, 1985).
  12. (with Piotr Hoffman) "Sartre's Changed Conception of Consciousness: From Lucidity to Opacity", Library of Living Philosophers on Sartre, P.A. Schilpp, Ed., (Open Court Publishing Co., 1982).
  13. Response to John Searle's "Meaning", Colloquy 44, The Center for Hermeneutical Studies in Hellenistic and Modern Culture, The Graduate Theological Union and The University of California, Berkeley (October, 1982).
  14. "How We Behave", Michel Foucault Interview, Vanity Fair (November 1983).
  15. French translation, "De la techné ą la technique" in Martin Heidegger, Michel Haar, Ed., Cahier de L'Herne, Number 45, (Paris: Editions de L'Herne, 1983).
  16. Reprinted in Livre de Poche.
  17. Reprinted in Heidegger: A Critical Reader, H. L. Dreyfus and H. Hall, Eds, (Basil Blackwell, 1992).
  18. "Between Techné and Technology: The Ambiguous Place of Equipment in Being and Time", Tulane Studies in Philosophy, Volume XXXII, (Tulane University, 1984).
  19. "Beyond Hermeneutics: Interpretation in Later Heidegger and Recent Foucault", Hermeneutics: Questions and Prospects, Gary Shapiro, Ed., (University of Massachusetts Press, 1984).
  20. "What Expert Systems Can't Do", Raritan (Spring 1984).
  21. (with Stuart Dreyfus), "Putting Computers in Their Proper Place: Analysis versus Intuition in the Classroom", Columbia Teachers College Record, Vol. 85, No. 4 (Summer 1984).
  22. Reprinted in Run: Computer Education, 2nd. Harper and Stewart, Eds, (1985), and in The Computer in Education, A Critical Perspective, Douglas Sloan, Ed., (Teachers College Press, 1985).
  23. Reprinted as "L'ordinateur ą sa place: Analyse ou intuition dans la salle de classe," in Le Temps de la Réflexion, Marc Froment-Meurice, Ed., (Gallimard, October 1985).
  24. “Il n'y a pas d'ordinateur intelligent," Psychologies, No. 13, (Paris, Juillet-Aout 1984).
  25. (with Stuart Dreyfus), "Mindless Machines: Computers Don't Think Like Experts, and Never Will," The Sciences, (The New York Academy of Sciences, November/December 1984).
  26. (with Stuart Dreyfus), "Skilled Behavior: The Limits of Intentional Analysis," Phenomenological Essays in Memory of Aron Gurwitsch, Lester Embree, Ed., (Washington, D.C.: The University Press of America, 1984).
  27. "The Role of the Body in Intelligent Behavior," (Chapter 7 of What Computers Can't Do) reprinted in Philosophy, Technology and Human Affairs, Larry Hickman, Ed., (Ibis Press, May 1985).
  28. (with Stuart Dreyfus) "From Socrates to Expert Systems: The Limits of Calculative Rationality," Philosophy and Technology II: Information Technology and Computers in Theory and Practice, Carl Mitcham and Alois Huning, Eds, Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science Series, (Reidel, 1985).
  29. Reprinted: Technology In Society, Vol. 6, (1984), and in Oblong, Department of Architecture, University of California, Berkeley, (Summer 1986).
  30. Rewritten and presented to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Bulletin, Vol. XL, Number 4, (January 1987).
  31. Revised and reprinted in Interpretive Social Science, A Second Look, Paul Rabinow and William M. Sullivan, Eds, (University of California Press, 1987).
  32. Reprinted in Arpakannus, Finnish Artificial Intelligence Society, Vol. 3, (1991).
  33. Revised and reprinted as "La portée philosophique du connexionism," Introduction aux sciences cognitives, under the direction of Daniel Andler, Collection Folio/Essais, (Paris: Editions Gallimard, 1992 & 2004).
  34. Reprinted as "De Socrates a los sistemas expertos: Los limites y peligros de la racionalidad calculatoris," Estudios Publicos, No. 46, (Santiago, Chile: Centro de Estudios Publicos, Fall 1992).


  1. "Merleau-Ponty's Conception of Psychopathology," German translation in Leibhaftige Vernunft, Alexandre Métraux and Bernhard Waldenfels, Eds., (Fink Verlag, 1986).
  2. "Why Studies of Human Capacities Modeled on Ideal Science Can Never Achieve Their Goal", Rationality, Relativism and The Human Sciences, J. Margolis, M. Krauz and R.M. Burian, Eds, (Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 1986).
  3. (with Paul Rabinow), "What is Maturity? Habermas and Foucault on `What is Enlightenment?'" Foucault: A Critical Reader, David Hoy, Ed., (Basil Blackwell, 1986).
  4. Reprinted in Critique, (Aout-Septembre, l986).
  5. Finnish translation in tiede & edistys, (2/l986).
  6. (with Stuart Dreyfus), "Why Computers May Never Think Like People" Technology Review, Vol. 89, No. 1., (January 1986).
  7. Reprinted in Current, Number 283, (June 1986).
  8. Reprinted in Computers in the Human Context: Information Technology, Productivity and People, Tom Forester, Ed., (MIT Press and Basil Blackwell, Spring 89).
  9. (with Stuart Dreyfus) "How to Stop Worrying about the Frame Problem even though It's Computationally Insoluable," The Robot's Dilemma: The Frame Problem in Artificial Intelligence, Z. Pylyshyn, Ed., (Ablex Publishing Corp., 1987).
  10. Revised and reprinted as "Coping with Change: Why People Can and Computers Can't," Wo steht die Analytische Philosophie heute? (Wiener Reihe, Band 1, Spring 1986).
  11. Reprinted in LOGOS: Philosophic Issues in Christian Perspective, Vol. 7, (Santa Clara University, 1986),.
  12. (with Stuart Dreyfus) "Putting Computers in Their Place," Social Research, Volume 53, Number 1, (Spring 1986).
  13. "Menschliche Sprache versus Computer Code," Technik und Gesellschaft, Memoranden des Forschungsinstitut für Technik und Gesellschaft der Technischen Universität Wien, Austria, (Fall 1986).
  14. (with Stuart Dreyfus), "Why Skills Cannot Be Represented by Rules," Advances in Cognitive Science, N.E. Sharkey, Ed., (Elis Horwood Limited, 1986).
  15. Published as "Why Expert Systems Don't Exhibit Expertise," in IEEE-EXPERT, Volume 1, Number 2, (Summer 1986).
  16. Reprinted as "The Mistaken Psychological Assumptions Underlying the Belief in Expert Systems," in Cognitive Psychology in Question, Alan Costall and Arthur Still, Eds, (Harvester Press, 1987).
  17. "Foucault's Therapy," PsyCritique, (Fall 1986).
  18. Reprinted in Wiener Reihe: Die Philosophen und Freud, Band 3, as "Foucault versus Freud" (1989);
  19. "Beyond Hermeneutics: Interpretation in Late Heidegger and Recent Foucault," Interpreting Politics, Michael T. Gibbons, Ed., (Basil Blackwell, 1987).
  20. Foucault's Critique of Psychiatric Medicine" The Journal of Medicine and Philosophy, Center for Ethics, Medicine, and Public Issues, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, (1987);
  21. (with Stuart Dreyfus), "Competent Systems: The Only Future For Inference-Making Computers," Future Generations Computer Systems, North-Holland, Vol. 2, Number 4, (December 1986).
  22. "Misrepresenting Human Intelligence," The Tradition of Philosophy, Harrison Hall and Norman Bowie, Eds, (Wadsworth, Fall l986).
  23. Reprinted in Thought, A Review of Culture and Idea, (Fordham University Quaterly, December 1986).
  24. Reprinted in Artificial Intelligence: The Case Against, Rainer Born, Ed., (Croom Helm, Winter 1987).
  25. Reprinted in Computers and Ethics in the Cyberage, D. Micah Hester and Paul J. Ford, Eds. (Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, July 2001).
  26. (with Jane Rubin) "You Can't Get Something for Nothing: Kierkegaard and Heidegger on How Not to Overcome Nihilism," Inquiry, Vol. 30, Nos. 1-2 (March 1987).
  27. "Husserl, Heidegger and Modern Existentialism," The Great Philosophers, An Introduction to Western Philosophy, Bryan Magee, Ed., (BBC Books, Fall 1987).
  28. Portuguese translation: "Husserl, Heidegger e o Existencialismo Moderno," Os Grandes Filósofos, (Editorial Presenca, 1989).
  29. (with Stuart Dreyfus), "Making a Mind vs. Modeling the Brain: AI Back at a Branchpoint," Daedalus, (Winter 1988).
  30. Reprinted in: The Artificial Intelligence Debate, , Stephen Graubard, Ed., (The M.I.T. Press Summer 1988)
  31. Alternative Intelligence: Artificial Intelligence at a Crossroad, Massimo Negrotti, Ed., (London: Springer-Verlag, February 1989)
  32. Capire l'Artificiale: Dall'Analogia all'Integrazione Uomo-Macchina, Massimo Negrotti, Ed., (Torino: Bollati Boringhieri, 1990 & 1993)
  33. The Philosophy of Artificial Intelligence, Margaret A. Boden, Ed., (Oxford University Press, 1990)
  34. Informatik Forum, No. 2, (Jun 1990)
  35. Informatica, An International Journal of Computing and Informatics, Vol. 19, N.4, (November 1995)
  36. Perspektiven und Grenzen der Artificial Intelligence, "Den Geist konstruieren vs das Gehirn modellieren - die KI geht zu einem Scheideweg zurück."
  37. "Husserl's Epiphenomenology," Perspectives on Mind, Herbert R. Otto and James A. Tuedio, Eds, (D. Reidel, 1988).
  38. Reprinted in: Agora, Journal for Metafysisk Speulasjon, No. 3-4, Oslo, (1990); "Husserl et les sciences cognitives," Les Etudes Philosophiques, (Presses Universitaires de France, Jan-Fev 1991).
  39. "Artificial Intelligence: The Problem of Knowledge Representation," VIA 9, Re-Presentation, Journal of the Graduate School of Fine Arts, (University of Pennsylvania, Spring 1988).
  40. French translation, La Documentation Franćaise, ProblŹmes politiques et sociaux, No. 657, (March 1991).
  41. "The Socratic and Platonic Basis of Cognitivism," Artificial Intelligence & Society, Forli Issue, K.S. Gill, Ed., Volume 2 Number 2, (London: Springer-Verlag, April-June 1988).
  42. Reprinted: "Si puė accusare Socrate di cognitivismo?," Nuova Civiltą delle Macchine, Rivista trimestrale di analisi e critica, Nueva Eri, Anno VI, Nu. 1/1 (21/22), (June/July 1988)
  43. (with Jerome Wakefield), "From Depth Psychology to Breadth Psychology: A Phenomenological Approach to Psychopathology," Hermeneutics and Psychological Theory: Interpretive Perspectives on Personality, Psychotherapy, and Psychopathology, Stanley B. Messer, Louis A. Sass, & Robert L. Woolfolk, Eds, (Rutgers University Press, 1988).
  44. (with Stuart and Renee Dreyfus), "Skillfully Coping with the World: Man vs. Machine," Museum Studies Journal, (1988).
  45. (with Stuart Dreyfus), "On the Proper Treatment of Smolensky," Behavioral and Brain Sciences, (1988).
  46. "Artificial Intelligence: The Problem of Knowledge Representation," Encyclopédie Philosophique, André Jacob, Ed., (Presses Universitaires de France, 1989).
  47. "Alternative Philosophical Conceptualizations of Psychopathology," Phenomenology and Beyond: The Self and its Language, Harold A. Durfee and David F.T. Rodier, Eds, (Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1989).
  48. German translation in Ubergänge, Vol. 15, (1989).
  49. (Monograph) -Heidegger and Foucault on the Ordering of Things, The Hamline Review, Vol. 13, N. 2/Fall 1989.
  50. "On the Ordering of Things: Being and Power in Heidegger and Foucault," Michel Foucault, Philosophe, (Paris: Le Seuil, 1989).
  51. Reprinted: Heidegger and Praxis, Spindel Conference 1989, The Southern Journal of Philosophy, Vol. XXVIII Supplement, (1990); Michel Foucault, Philosopher, (Routledge, Chapman and Hall, 1992).
  52. “Being and Power: Heidegger and Foucault,” International Journal of Philosophical Studies, Vol. 4 (1996).
  53. “Being and Power: Revisited”, Foucault and Heidegger, Alan Milchman and Alan Rosenberg, Eds, (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2003).


  1. (with Stuart Dreyfus), "Towards a Reconciliation of Phenomenology and A.I.," The Foundations of Artificial Intelligence: A Sourcebook, Derek Partridge and Yorick Wilks, Eds, (Cambridge University Press, 1990).
  2. "Foucault et la psychothérapie," Revue Internationale de Philosophie, Presses Universitaires de France, No. 173, (Feb 1990).
  3. "Socratic and Platonic Sources of Cognitivism," Historical Foundations of Cognitive Science, J-C. Smith, Ed., 1-17, (Kluwer, 1990);
  4. "Is Socrates to Blame for Cognitivism?" in Artificial Intelligence, Culture and Language: On Education and Work, Bo Göranzon and Magnus Florin, Eds, (Springer-Verlag, 1990)
  5. "Information is not Enough: The Uses and Limits of Computer Systems," Informatik Forum, (September 1990).
  6. (with Stuart Dreyfus), "What is Morality? A Phenomenological Account of the Development of Ethical Expertise," Universalism vs. Communitarianism, David Rasmussen, ed., (The MIT Press, 1990).
  7. Revised and reprinted: Revisioning Philosophy, James Ogilvy, Ed., (State University of New York Press, 1992);
  8. "Was ist moralische Reife?", Deutsche Zeitschrift für Philosophie , Vol 3 (1993).
  9. (with Jerome Wakefield), "Action and the First Person," John Searle and his Critics, E. Lepore and R. Van Gulick, Eds, (Basil Blackwell, 1990).
  10. “Searle’s Freudian Slip” in Behavioral and Brain Sciences, Vol. 13, No. 4, 603-604, (1990).
  11. "Defending the Difference: The Geistes/Naturwissenschaften Distinction Revisited," Einheit der Wissenschaften: Internationales Kolloquium der Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin, (Walter de Gruyter, 1991).
  12. Reprinted in The Harvard Review of Philosophy, (1991).
  13. "Heidegger's Hermeneutic Realism," The Interpretive Turn: Philosophy, Science, Culture, Hiley, Bowan, Schusterman, Eds, (Cornell University Press, 1991).
  14. "Heidegger on the Connection between Nihilism, Technology, Art and Politics" Cambridge Companion to Heidegger, Charles Guignon, Ed., (Cambridge University Press, 1992).
  15. (with Stuart Dreyfus), "What Artificial Experts Can and Cannot Do," AI & Society, , Vol. 6, No. 1, (Springer-Verlag 1992).
  16. "Reflections on the Workshop on The Self," Anthropology & Humanism Quaterly, The American Anthropological Association, (1993).
  17. (with Stuart Dreyfus), "Frictionless Forecasting is a Fiction", The Necessity of Friction, Nordal Akerman, Ed., (Physica-Verlag, 1993).
  18. American edition, (New York: Westview Press, 1998).
  19. "Heidegger's Critique of the Husserl/Searle Account of Intentionality," Social Research Vol. 60, No. 1, (Spring 1993).
  20. (with Paul Rabinow), "Can There Be A Science of Existential Structure and Social Meaning?," Bourdieu: Critical Perspectives, Craig Calhoun, Edward LiPuma and Moishe Postone, Eds, (Polity Press, 1993).
  21. Reprinted in Bourdieu: A Critical Reader, R. Shusterman, Ed., (Blackwell Publishers, 1999).
  22. French translation, Critique, Christiane Chauvre, Ed., (Aout/Septembre, 1995).
  23. (with Jane Rubin), "Kierkegaard on the Nihilism of the Present Age: The Case of Commitment as Addiction," Synthese, (Kluwer 1994).
  24. Preface, Interpretive Phenomenology: Embodiment, Caring and Ethics in Health and Illness, Patricia Benner, Ed., (Sage Publications Inc., 1994).
  25. "What Computers Still Can't Do," The Key Reporter, Vol. 59, No. 2, (Winter. 1993/94).
  26. "Why Expert Systems Can't Be Medical and Ethical Experts," Cancer and Leukemia Group B Newsletter, Vol. 3, No. 4, (Winter 1994).
  27. “Foucault," "Heidegger", Encarta Encyclopedia, (Microsoft Inc., 1994).
  28. "Simple Simon's Solutions", Bridging the Gap, Stanford Humanities Reviews, supplement to Vol. 4, Issue 1, (1994).
  29. (with Charles Spinosa) “Highway bridges and feasts: Heidegger and Borgmann on how to affirm technology,” Man and World, Vol. 30 (1997).
  30. "Die Gefahren der Moderne Technologie: Heidegger und Foucault," Pathologien des Sozialen, Axel Honneth, Ed., (Frankfurt an Main: Fischer Tachenbuch Verlag, October 1994).
  31. (with Charles Spinosa and Fernando Flores) "Disclosing New Worlds: Entrepreneurship, Democratic Action, and the Cultivation of Solidarity," Inquiry, (Vol. 38, Nos. 1-2, June 1995).
  32. (with Charles Spinosa and Fernando Flores) "Skills, Historical Disclosing, and the End of History: A Response to Our Critics", Inquiry, Vol. 38, Nos. 1-2, (June 1995).
  33. "Heidegger on Gaining a Free Relation to Technology," Technology and the Politics of Knowledge, Andrew Feenberg and Alastair Hannay, Eds, (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, (1995).
  34. Reprinted in Slow Space, Michael Bell and Sze Tsung Leong, Eds, (New York: The Monacelli Press, 1998).
  35. Reprinted in Thought,Philosophy of Technology, Iwanami Shoten, Tokyo, No. 926, 190-206 (July 2001).
  36. "Cognitivism Abandoned," Speaking Minds: Interviews with Twenty Eminent Cognitive Scientists, Peter Baumgartner and Sabine Payr, Eds, (Princeton University Press, 1995).
  37. "Interpreting Heidegger on Das Man", Inquiry, Vol. 38, No. 4, (December 1995).
  38. "The Current Relevance of Merleau-Ponty's Phenomenology of Embodiment", Filozofska Istrazivanja, Vol. 15, No. 3, (1995);
  39. Reprinted in The Electronic Journal of Analytic Philosophy, Issue 4, (Spring 1996).


  1. (with Stuart Dreyfus) "The Relationship of Theory and Practice in the Acquisition of Skill," Expertise in Nursing Practice: Caring, Clinical Judgment, and Ethics, Patricia A. Benner, Christine A. Tanner, Catherine A. Chesla, Eds, (Springer Publishing Company, 1996).
  2. (with Stuart Dreyfus and Patricia Benner) "Implications of the Phenomenology of Expertise for Teaching and Learning Everyday Skillful Ethical Comportment," Expertise in Nursing Practice: Caring, Clinical Judgment, and Ethics, Patricia A. Benner, Christine A. Tanner, Catherine A. Chesla, Eds, (Springer Publishing Company, 1996).
  3. "Response to my Critics", ArtificiaI Intelligence, issue on H. L. Dreyfus, Vol. 8, No. 1, (1996).
  4. Reprinted in The Digital Phoenix: How Computers are Changing Philosophy, T.W. Bynum and J.H. Moor, Eds, (Oxford: Blackwell, 1998). Italian translation, (Milan: Apogeo, 2000).
  5. (with Charles Spinosa) "A Heideggerian Critique of Habermas's and Rorty's Critique of Modernity," Cerisy-la-salle, July 1993 Colloquium.
  6. French translation in La Modernité en Questions: De Richard Rorty ą Jürgen Habermas, F. Gaillard, J. Poulain and R. Schusterman, Eds, (Paris: Les Editions du Cerf, 1998)
  7. (with Charles Spinosa) "Two Kinds of Antiessentialism and Their Consequences," Critical Inquiry, 22, (Summer 1996).
  8. "Intuitive, Deliberative, and Calculative Models of Expert Performance," Naturalistic Decision Making, Caroline E. Zsambo & Gary Klein, Eds, (Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 1997).
  9. (with Stuart Dreyfus), "Frictionless Forecasting is a Fiction", The Necessity of Friction, Nordal Akerman, Ed., American edition (New York: Westview Press, 1998).
  10. “Simple Simon”, Turkish translation, Cogito, (Sayi: 13, 1998).
  11. “Education on the Internet: Anonymity vs. Commitment”, The Internet and Higher Education, Vol. 1, No. 2, 113-124 (JAI Press, 1998).
  12. Reprinted as “Anonymity versus Commitment: The dangers of education on the Internet”, Ethics and Information Technology, Vol. 1, 15-21, (Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1999). Reprinted in Educational Philosophy and Theory, Vol. 34, N° 4, 369-378 (November 2002).
  13. “Why we do not have to worry about speaking the language of the computer,” Information Technology & People: Heidegger and information technology, Edgar A. Whitley & Lucas D. Introna, Eds, Vol 11, No. 4 (Bradford, England: MCB University Press, 1998).
  14. (with Stuart Dreyfus), “The Challenge of Merleau Ponty’s Phenomenology of Embodiment for Cognitive Science,” in Perspective on Embodiment: The Intersections of Nature and Culture, Gail Weiss and Honi Fern Haber, Eds, (Routledge, 1999).
  15. (with Charles Spinosa) “Coping with Things in Themselves: A Practice-Based Phenomenological Basis of Robust Realism,” Inquiry, Vol. 42, No. 1, 49-78, (March 1999).
  16. (with Stuart Dreyfus), “Apprenticeship  and Expert Learning”, Apprenticeship, Learning from Social Practices, K. Nielsen & S. Kvale, Eds, (Denmark: Hans Reitzels Forlag, 1999).
  17. “Kierkegaard and the Internet: Anonymity vs Commitment in the Present Age,” Subjektivitaet und Oeffentlichkeit: Kuturwissenschafliche Grundlagenprobleme virtueller Welten,” Sandbothe and Marotzki, Eds, (Köln, Germany: Halem Verlag, 2000). "Kierkegaard on the Internet: Anonymity vs. Commitment in the Present Age,” in Kierkegaard Studies: Kierkegaard Yearbook 1999, N. J. Capploern and H. Deuser, Eds, (Berlin/New York: Walter de Gryuter, 1999, pp. 96-109). "Anonimato y compromiso en la época actual: SŅren Kierkegaard y el internet,” Areté Revista de Filosofía, Vol 12, No. 1, 117-131, (2000). "Nihilism on the Information Highway: Anonymity versus Commitment in the Present Age,” Community in the Digital Age, A. Feenberg & D. Barney, Eds, (Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2004).
  18. (with Charles Spinosa) "Robust Intelligibility: Response to Our Critics," Inquiry, Vol. 42, 177-94 (1999).

2000 to 2005

  1. “Could anything be more intelligible than everyday intelligibility? Reinterpreting Division I of Being and Time in the light of Division II,” Appropriating Heidegger, James E. Faulconer and Mark A. Wrathall, Eds, (Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2000). Reprinted in Bulletin of Science, Technology  & Society, Special Issue; Human Expertise in the Age of the Computer, Vol 24, No. 3, 265, June 2004.
  2. “A Merleau-Pontyian Critique of Husserl’s and Searle’s Representationalist Accounts of Action,” Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society, (London: The Aristotelian Society, June 2000).
  3. “Responses”, Heidegger, Authenticity and Modernity: Essays in Honor of Hubert L. Dreyfus, Volume 1, Mark Wrathall and Jeff Malpas, Eds, (Cambridge, MA: The M.I.T. Press, September 2000).
  4. “Responses,” Heidegger, Coping and Cognitive Science: Essays in Honor of Hubert L. Dreyfus, Volume 2, Mark Wrathall and Jeff Malpas, Eds, (Cambridge, MA: The M.I.T. Press, September 2000).
  5. “Merleau-Ponty’s Critique of Husserl’s (and Searle’s) Concept of Intentionality,” Rereading Merleau-Ponty: Essays Beyond the Continental-Analytic Divide, Lawrence Hass and Dorothea Olkowski, Eds, (New York, NY: Humanity Books, 2000).
  6. “Disembodied presence and the remoteness of the real,” Hyperplastik: Kunst und Konzepte der Wahrnehmung in Zeiten der mental imagery, Elisabeth von Samsonow and Eric Alliez, Eds, Trans Art, Band 2, Turia – Kant, Vienna, Austria, 127-137 (2000).
  7. "Telepistemology: Descartes's Last Stand," The Robot in the Garden: Telerobotics and Telepistemology in the Age of the Internet, Ken Goldberg, Ed., (Cambridge, MA: The M.I.T. Press, 2000).
  8. “The Primacy of Phenomenology over Logical Analysis,” Philosophical Topics, Mark A. Wrathall and Hubert L. Dreyfus. Eds, Vol. 27, No. 2, Fall 1999, (2001).
  9. “Merleau-Ponty reivindicado por la Neurociencia,” Revista Laguna, 8, 9-25 (January 2001).
  10. “Samuel Todes’s Account of Non-conceptual Perceptual Knowledge and its relation to Thought,” Introduction to Samuel Todes’ Body and World, The M.I.T. Press, (April 2001). Reprinted in The Philosophy of the Body, M. Proudfoot, Ed., (Oxford: Blackwell Publishing, 2003); and in a Japanese publication (Tokyo: Iwanami Shoten, Publishers: 2003).
  11. “How Heidegger defends the possibility of a correspondence theory of truth with respect to the entities of natural science,” The Practice Turn in Contemporary Theory, Theodore R. Schatzki, Karin Knorr Cetina and Eike von Savigny, Eds, Routledge, 151-162 (2001).
  12. “Phenomenological Description versus Rational Reconstruction,” Revue Internationale de Philosophie, Vol. 55, No. 217, 181-196 (June 2001).
  13. “How Far Is Distance Learning From Education?” Bulletin of Science, Technology and Society, Vol. 21, No. 3, 165-174 (June 2001)
  14. "In-der-Welt-sein und Weltlichkeit: Heideggers Kritik des Cartesianismus," Martin Heidegger: Sein und Zeit, Ed. Thomas Rentsch, (Berlin: Akademie Verlag), 69-87 (2001).
  15. (with Paul Batalden, David Leach, Susan Swing and Stuart Dreyfus) "General Competencies and Accreditation in Graduate Medical Education," Health Affairs, Vol. 21, No. 5 (September/October 2002).
  16. (with Stephen Dreyfus) "The Brave New World of The Matrix," (November 2002).
  17. “Intelligence without representation – Merleau-Ponty’s critique of mental representation,” Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences, Vol 1, No. 4, Special Issue: Hubert Dreyfus and Problem of Representation, Anne Jaap Jacobson, Ed., (Kluwer Academic Publishers: 2002).
  18. “Comments on Cristina Lafont’s Interpretation of Being and Time,’ Inquiry, Vol. 45 No 2, 191-194 (2002).
  19. (with Stuart Dreyfus), “En fenomenologisk redegjŅrelse for utviklingen av etisk ekspertise,” (A phenomenological Approach to the Development of Ethical Expertise), I Bevegelse – et Festskrift til Gunnar Breivk, (Oslo: Gyldendal, 2003).
  20. (with Stephen Dreyfus) “Existential Phenomenology and the Brave New World of The Matrix,” The Harvard Review of Philosophy, Vol. XI, (Fall 2003).
  21. Reprinted as “Existential Phenomenology and the Brave New World of The Matrix,” The Space of Love and Garbage, and Other Essays from The Harvard Review of Philosophy, S. Phineas Upham, Ed., (Chicago, IL: Open Court), 2008.
  22. “Christianity without onto-theology: Kierkegaard’s account of the self’s movement from despair to bliss,” Religion after Metaphysics, Mark A. Wrathall, Ed., (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, November 2003).
  23. “Why Linking Isn’t Thinking,” Think On, (Altana AG, December 2003).
  24. “Taylor’s (Anti-) Epistemology,” Charles Taylor, Ruth Abbey, Ed., (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004).
  25. 150.    “Merleau-Ponty and recent Cognitive Science,” The Cambridge Companion to Merleau-Ponty, Taylor Carman and Mark Hansen, Eds, (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004).
    Reprinted in Merleau-Ponty: Critical Assessments of Political Philosophers, Ted Toadvine, Ed., (London: Routledge, 2006).
  26. (with Stuart Dreyfus) “The Ethical Implications of the Five-Stage-Skill-Acquisition Model,” Bulletin of Science, Technology & Society, Special Issue: Human Expertise in the Age of the Computer, Vol 24, No. 3, 251, June 2004.
  27. Reprinted in Thought and Culture, Institute of Modern Chinese Thought and Culture, No. 4, 234-243, April 2005.
  28. (with Daniel Dennett) “Did Deep Blue’s Win over Kasparov Prove That Artificial Intelligence Has Succeeded? A Debate,” Percezione linguaggio coscienza.  Percoris tra cognizione e intelligenza artificiale, Discipline Filosofice XIV 2 2004, F. Bianchini & M. Matteuzzi, Eds, (Macerata: Quodlibet, 2004). Reprinted in Mechanical Bodies, Computational Minds, Stefano Franci & Güven Güzeldere, Eds, (Cambridge, MA: A Bradford Book, The M.I.T. Press, 2005).
  29. “Heidegger’s Ontology of Art,” A Companion to Heidegger, H.L. Dreyfus & M. A. Wrathall, Eds, (Blackwell Publishing, 2005).
  30. Foreword to Carol White’s Time and Death: Heidegger’s Analysis of Finitude, Mark Ralkowski. Ed., (Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing, 2005).
  31. Foreword to Carol White’s Time and Death: Heidegger’s Analysis of Finitude, Mark Ralkowski. Ed., (Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing, 2005).
  32. “Can There Be a Better Source of Meaning than Everyday Practices? Reinterpreting Division I of Being and Time in the Light of Division II,” Heidegger’s Being and Time: Critical essays, Richard Polt, Ed., (Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., 2005).
  33. “Heidegger, Unbestimmtheit und ‘Die Matrix’,” G. Gamm and A. Hetzel, Eds, Unbestimmtheitssignaturen der Technik, (Bielefed, Germany: Edition panta rei, October 2005).
  34. “Overcoming the Myth of the Mental: How Philosophers Can Profit from the Phenomenology of Everyday Expertise,” Presidential Address, Proceedings and Addresses of the American Philosophical Association, Vol. 79, Issue 2 (November 2005).
    Reprinted as “Overcoming the Myth of the Mental,” Topoi, Vol. 25, No. 1-2,43-49 (2006). Translated in Spanish and reprinted in Explicar y Comprender as “ Superando el mito de lo mental: lo que la fenomenología de la pericia cotidiana puede aportar a los filósofos”, David Pérez Chico y Luiz Paz Rodríguez Suárez, Eds., (Madrid: Plaza y Valdés, 2011).
  35. “The Roots of Existentialism,” A Companion to Phenomenology and Existentialism, H. L. Dreyfus and M. A. Wrathall, Eds, (London: Blackwell Publishing, December 2005).

2006 – to present

  1. (with Mark Wrathall), “Staring at the Sun: U2 and the Experience of Kierkegaardian Despair,” U2 and Philosophy: How to Decipher and Atomic Band, Mark A. Wrathall, Ed., (Chicago: Open Court, 2006).
  2. (with Sean Kelly), “Heterophenomenology: Heavy-handed sleight-of hand,” in Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences, (Springer Netherlands, Jan 2007).
  3. “A Phenomenological Account of the Development of Ethical Expertise and Mastery,” Moving Bodies, Ejgil Jespersen, Ed., Vol. 4, No. 2, (Oslo: The Norwegian School of Sport Sciences, 2006).
  4. (with Sean Kelly), “Notes on Embodiment in Homer: Reading Homer on moods an action in the light of Heidegger and Merleau-Ponty,” Moving Bodies, Ejgil Jespersen, Ed., Vol. 4, No. 2, (Oslo: The Norwegian School of Sport Sciences, 2006).
  5. “Why Heideggerian AI Failed and How Fixing It Would Require Making it More Heideggerian,” Philosophical Psychology, (Routledge) Vol. 20, No. 2, 247-268. (April 2007).
  6. Reprinted in Artificial Intelligence, (Elsevier), Vol. 171, issue 18, (December 2007), 1137-1160 Special Review Issue.
  7. Reprinted in The Mechanical Mind in History, P. Husbands, O. Holland, & M. Wheeler, eds, (Cambridge Ma & London, England: The M.I.T.Press) 2008.
  8.   “Reply to Romdenh-Romluc,” Reading Merleau-Ponty on Phenomenology of Perception, Thomas Baldwin, ed., (Routledge), 59-69, 2007.
  9.  “The Return of the Myth of the Mental,” Inquiry, Vol. 50, No 4, 352-365, (August 2007).
  10. “Response to McDowell,” Inquiry, Vol. 50, No 4, 371-377, (August 2007).
  11. “Detachment, Involvement, and Rationality: Are we Essentially Rational Animals?”, Human Affairs, Vol. 17, No.2, December 2007.
  12. (with Evan Selinger and Harry Collins) “Interactional expertise and embodiment,” Studies in History and Philosophy of Sciene Part A, Vol 38, Issue 4, December 2007, pp. 722-740.
  13. “Faking It,” California Magazine, 2008 March/April, featured article. [Adapted from the forthcoming second edition of On the Internet].
  14. “Kierkegaard on the Self,” in Ethics, Love, and Faith in Kierkegaard, Edward F. Mooney, ed., (Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 2008).
  15. (with Camilo Salazar Prince) “The Thin Red Line: Dying without demise, demise without dying,” in The Thin Red Line, David Davies, ed., Philosophers on Film Serie, (London: Routledge, 2008).
  16. (in collaboration with Sean Kelly), “Comments on Jonathan Lear’s Radical Hope (Harvard: 2006)”, Philosophical Studies, Vol 144 No 1:63-70 (2009).
  17. “How Representational Cognitivism Failed and is being replaced by Body/World Coupling,” in After Cognitivism, Karl Leidlmair (ed.), DOI 10.1007/978-1-4020-9992-2_3, 39C, Springer Science+Business Media B.V. (2009).174.    
  18. “The Mystery of the Background qua Background,” Introductory Essay to Knowing Without Thinking: mind, action, cognition, and the phenomenon of the background, Ed. Zdravko Radman, (Palgrave MacMillan, 2012).
  19. "The Myth of the Pervasiveness of the Mental” in Mind, Reason, and Being-in-the-World: The Dreyfus-McDowell Debate, Ed. Joseph Schear, (Oxford University Press, 2012).
  20. “'What a monster then is man': Pascal and Kierkegaard on being a contradictory self and what to do about it”, in The Cambridge Companion to Existentialism, Steven Crowell, Ed, (Cambridge University Press, March 2012).
  21. “A History of First Step Fallacies,” in Minds and Machines, Journal for Artificial Intelligence, Philosophy and Cognitive Science, Springer, DOI 10.1007/s11023-012-9276-0, (June 2012).


  1. The Meaning of Heidegger, Thomas Langan, Philosophical Review (July 1961).
  2. "Wild on Heidegger", Journal of Philosophy (October 1963).
  3. Search for a Method, Jean-Paul Sartre, Philosophical Review (October 1966).
  4. Principles and Persons, Frederick Olafson Philosophical Review (July 1970).
  5. Husserl: Expositions and Appraisals, Frederick A. Elliston and Peter McCormick's Nous (1979).
  6. "The Dasein as a Whole", Martin Heidegger, The Basic Problems of Phenomenology, Times Literary Supplement (September 17,1982).
  7. "Wittgenstein on Renouncing Theory in Psychology", Ludwig Wittgenstein, Remarks on the Philosophy of Psychology, Vols. 1 and 2, Contemporary Psychology, Vol. 27, Number 12 (1982).
  8. "What Can We Learn from Husserl?" David Bell, Husserl, Times Literary Supplement, (Spring 1991).
  9. Heidegger and the Philosophy of Mind, Frederick Olafson, The Philosophical Review, Vol C, No. 3 (July 1991).
  10. The Embodied Mind, Cognitive Science and Human Experience, Francisco J. Varela et al, Mind, Vol. 102, No. 407, (Jul 1993).


1- (with Patricia Allen Dreyfus) Translation with Introduction of Merleau-Ponty's Sense and Nonsense, Northwestern University Press (1964).
2- What Computers Can't Do: A Critique of  Artificial Reason, Harper and Row (February 1972).
Published in Russian, Portuguese, Yugoslavian, Japanese and Spanish.
Second edition, with new preface (1979).
Published in French (Flammarion, 1984), German (Athenäum Verlag, 1985), Chinese (1987), Italian (Armando, 1989).
Excerpted as "Die Grenzen der Küntstlichen Intelligenz," in gdimpuls, Gottlieb Duttweiler Instituts für Entscheidungstrager in Wirtschaft und Gesellschaft, No. 2, Ruschlikon, Switzerland, (June 1985).
Greek and Korean language editions (forthcoming).
Third edition with new Preface, entitled: What Computers Still Can't Do, MIT Press, (1992).
New Preface published as "Was Computer noch immer nicht können," Deutsche Zeitschrift für Philosophie, No. 4 (1993).
Introduction to the MIT Press Edition reprinted in Artificial Intelligence: Critical Concepts, Vol. III, Ronald Chrisley and Sandy Begeer, Eds, (London: Routledge, December 2000).
3- (with Paul Rabinow) Michel Foucault: Beyond Structuralism and Hermeneutics, University of Chicago Press (1982).
French translation: Michel Foucault, Un Parcours Philosophique, Editions Gallimard, Paris, France (1984)
German translation: Jenseits von Strukturalismus und Hermeneutik, Athenäum Verlag, (1987.)
Spanish translations: Michel Foucault: mąs allą del estructuralismo y la hermenéutica, Universidad Nacional Autėnoma de México, Instituto de Investigaciones Sociales, (1988); Buenos Aires; Nueva Visión (2001) Portuguese translation: Michel Foucault: Una Trajetėria Filosėfica - Para além do estruturalismo e da hermenźutica, Forense Universitąria, (1995) Second revised edition published 2010.
Japanese translation: 1988; Chinese translations: 1992 & 1994.  Danish, Czech and Persian translations. Italian translation : forthcoming, VoLo Publishers.
4- (with Stuart Dreyfus) Mind over Machine: The Power of Human Intuitive Expertise in the Era of the Computer, Free Press (1986).

German translation, Rowohlt Verlag, (1987). Japanese translation, ASCII Inc., (1987).
Revised paperback edition with new Preface, (1988). Danish translation, NYSYN, Munksgaard, (1991).

5- Reedition of Michel Foucault's Mental Illness and Psychology with a 40-page Foreword, University of California Press, (1987).

6- Being-in-the-World: A Commentary on Heidegger'sBeing and Time, Division I, M.I.T. Press (1991).
Spanish translation, Editorial Cuatro Vientos (1996)
Japanese translation, Sangyo-Tosho Publishing Co. (2000)
Korean edition (2010)

7 -(with Hans Sluga) The Break: Habermas, Heidegger and the Nazis, Christopher Ocker (Ed.), Colloquy 61, The Center for Hermeneutical Studies in Hellenistic and Modern Culture, The Graduate Theological Union and The University of California, Berkeley, (September 1992).

8- (with Charles Spinosa and Fernando Flores) Disclosing New Worlds: Entrepreneurship, Democratic Action, and the Cultivation of Solidarity, MIT Press, (1997).

Spanish translation: Abrir nuevos mundos: Iniciativa empresarial, acción democrática y solidaridad, with a Prologue by Felipe González, Taurus, Santiago, Chile (2000).

9- Thinking in Action: On the Internet, R. Kearney and S. Critchley, Eds, (London: Routledge, May 2001). 

Revised edition May 2002. 
Translations: Japanese (Sangyo Tosho, 2002); Danish (Hans Reitzel, 2002); Spanish (Editorial UOC, 2003); (Greek (Kritiki, 2003); Korean (Dongmoonsun, 2003); Dutch (Routledge); Portuguese (Babrefactum editora, 2011).

10- Skilled Coping as Higher Intelligibility in Heidegger's Being and Time, Spinoza Lectures, published by the University of Amsterdam, 2008.

11- All Things Shining: Reading the Western Canon to Find Meaning in a Secular World, with Sean D. Kelly, New York: Free Press (Simon & Schuster), forthcoming January 2011.
Forthcoming translations in Portuguese, Spanish, and Korean.
Audiobook (April 2011).
Paperback edition (August 2011)


  • Husserl, Intentionality and Cognitive Science, Bradford/M.I.T. Press (1982).

Editor's Introduction reprinted in Grundprobleme der kognitiven Wissenschaft, ed. G. Heyer and D. Munch, Suhrkamp Verlag, (forthcoming). Reprinted: Les Etudes Philosophiques, Presses Universitaires de France (1991).

  • (with Harrison Hall), Heidegger: A Critical Reader, Basil Blackwell, (1992).
  • (with Mark Wrathall), Heidegger Reexamined, Vol 1: Dasein, Authenticity, and Death; Vol. 2 Truth, Realism, and the History of Being; Vol. 3 Art, Poetry, and Technology; Vol. 4 Language and the Critique of Subjectivity; (Routledge: September 2002).
  • (with Mark Wrathall), A Companion to Heidegger, (Blackwell Publishing: 2005).
  • Is there a Myth of the Mental? A Dreyfus-McDowell debate. Edited by Joseph Schear, (Routledge, forthcoming 2010).


1.   Beyond Philosophy: The Thought of Martin Heidegger, 12-part series, University of California Extension Media Center, (1983).

2.  Husserl, Heidegger and Modern Existentialism, Great Philosophers, Films for the Humanities and Sciences, (Princeton, NJ, 1999).

3.  The Skill Model Applied, for KUNNSKAPSKANAL on NrK1, Oslo, Norway.


Being in the World, documentary film directed by Tao Ruspoli, 2010.

Winner for Best Documentary, 2010 Vail Film Festival
Official Selection at the 2010 Brooklyn International Film Festival
Official Selection and winner of the Grand Festival Best Documentary Award, 2010 Berkeley Video and Film Festival


  1. "The Mind Machines," WGBH-TV Boston, NOVA, (Fall 1978).
  2. "Concerning the limits of artificial intelligence," Dan Stromberg, Datalogi Linkoping, Tekniska Hogskolan, Universitetet I Linkoping, (December 1982).
  3. "The Computers are Coming," Dan Rather, CBS Evening News, (September 5-9, l983).
  4. "Intuition versus Calculative Rationality," California Times, California Council for the Humanities radio program, (Fall l983).
  5. “Artificial Intelligence," Viennese television documentary, (May 1984).
  6. (with James Quay) "To Be or Not To Be, That Is the Question: Some Comparisons between Human Beings and Computers -- An Interview with Hubert L. Dreyfus," Federation Reports, The Journal of the State Humanities Councils, Vol. VIII, No. 1 (January/February 1985).
  7. “Mind Over Machine," Jerry Robinson, Voltage: Technology and Human Society, (Spring 1985).
  8. Currents, WNET - TV Artificial Intelligence  debate with Pamela McCorduck, New York, (March 21, 1985).
  9. “Intelligences Artificielles," Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, CBUF-FM, Vancouver, (September 6 and 13, l985).
  10. “Sand and Lightning," KQED-TV, Sciences Notes, San Francisco, (October 16, 1985).
  11. “Intelligence Artificielle: Qu'est-ce qui empźche les ordinateurs de penser?" Actuel, No. 72, Paris, (October 1985).
  12. “Kultur und Gesellschaft," Jürgen Tomm, Sender Freies Berlin TV, (October 1985).
  13. “Intelligence Artificielle: La Menace - Entretiens avec les deux plus grands spécialistes mondiaux de l'Intelligence Artificielle," Guitta Pessis-Pasternak, Les Nouvelles Littéraires, Fall l985.
  14. “Artificial Intelligence and Natural Language Interfaces," Computer Chronicles, KSAM-TV, (December 6, l985).
  15. “Artificial Intelligence," Australian TV, (May 2, 1986).
  16. (with Stuart Dreyfus), "Mind over Machine," KPFA, (March 24, 1986).
  17. The Great Philosophers - Program 12: “Husserl, Heidegger and Modern Existentialism," Bryan Magee, British Broadcasting Corporation - TV, (June 25, l986).
  18. “Artificial Intelligence," Jim Burge, Horizon, British Broadcasting Corporation - TV, (June 26, l986).
  19. (with Stuart Dreyfus), “Mind over Machine," Jan Black's Journal, KCBS 74, San Francisco, (September 5, l986).
  20. “Mind Over Machine", The Mind's Eye series of conversations hosted by Jeffrey Mishlove, Spectrum Foundation, San Rafael, California, (September 29, 1986). Published on videocassettes in the following programs: Computers and the Mind, Contemporary Perspectives in Philosophy, and Mind Over Machine, Conversations on the Leading Edge of Knowledge and Discovery with Jeffrey Mishlove produced by Thinking Allowed Productions, (Fall 1988).
  21. “Intelligente Computer gibt es in 300 Jahren," P.M.Computerheft, N.10, (October 1986).
  22. “AI Conversations: Interview with Philosopher Hubert Dreyfus," PC AI, (Summer 1987).
  23. “Uber die Grenzen künstlicher Intelligenz," interview conducted by A. Locker and published in Informatik Forum, No. 3/4, (Dec. 1987).
  24. (with Stuart Dreyfus), "Artificial Intelligence in Computers Doesn't Work," for Social Thought, KALW-FM Public Radio, (March 21, 1989).
  25. “Dreyfus-interview," Information, Norsk Filosofisk Tidsskrift, No, 3-4, (Oct 1990).
  26. “Interview with Hubert L. Dreyfus: Es gibt nur eine Art der Intelligenz," KI, Vol. 3, (Sep 1991), Munich, Germany.
  27. “The Machine that Changed the World," WGBH/BBC production, (April 1992- May 1993).
  28. “Aktuelles Thema: Hubert L. Dreyfus im Gespräch mit Christina Schachtner", Journal für Psychologie, Vol. 3, No. 2, (September 1995).
  29. “Becoming Skilled in Doing What's Appropriate: The Non-Reflective Rationality of Ethical Expertise", an interview with Hubert Dreyfus conducted by D. Seifen, S. Schuman, Shields, M. Dorn, disClosure  Editorial Collective, Lexington, Kentucky March 30 April 1, 1995, (1996).
  30. “Terrence Malick", British Broadcasting Corporation-TV, (February 1996).
  31. “In Search of Wisdom," A Philosophy Telecourse aired on PBS stations. Interview conducted by John Allman on December 21st, 1996.
  32. “What Computers Still Can’t Do,” The Paula Gordon Show, June 14th 1997.
  33. “Computer gets another crack at chess champ,” Tracy Seipel, San Jose Mercury News, May 4th 1997.
  34. Jim Lehrer News Hour, Kasparov Dennet Dreyfus Discussion, (June 1997).
  35. Slate Magazine, Dreyfus vs. Dennet on Deep Blue (June 1997)
  36. “Information Technology: As Educators Rush to Embrace Technology, a Coterie of Skeptics Seeks to be Heard,” Colleen Cordes, The Chronicle of Higher Education, (January 16th 1998).
  37. “At skabe historie”, Hans Plauborg, Information & Debat, Aarhus University, (March 1998).
  38. “Intuitiv Intelligens”, Mikkel Hvid, Folkeskolen, (October 1998).
  39. “Between Tech Fans and Naysayers, Scholarly Skeptics,” Katie Hafner, The New York Times, (Thursday, April 1, 1999).
  40. “Teaching Between Skill and Philosophy by a Philosopher of Skills,” Tone Saugstad Gabrielsen, Network for Non-Scholastic Learning, Working Papers No. 1, (1999). Reprinted in Nordisk Pedagogik, Journal of Nordic Educational Research, Vol. 20, Nr. 2, (2000).
  41. "What Computers Can’t Do,” live interview at ABC Radio, Hobart, (March 20, 2000).
  42. “Computers and Nihilism on the Internet,” interview for news segment by Southern Cross TV, Hobart, (March 22, 2000).
  43. “Algún día podremos conversar con robots?” José Gabriel Chueca, El Comercio, Lima, Perú, (April 6, 2000).
  44. “Pueden las computadoras ser inteligentes?” Sinopsis, No. 37, 2000, Publication of the Pontificia Universidad Catėlica del PerĚ.
  45. Interview for La Bellazar del Pensar, Cristian Warnken, TV Channel 13 UC, Santiago, Chile (April 26, 2000).
  46. “Skal vi ikke snart fortsette samtalen?”, interview  published in the Aftenposten, Oslo daily newspaper, Norway (Oct. 24, 2000).
  47. “Teaching and Learning: An interview with Hubert Dreyfus,” Liv Duesund, Pedagogiske utfordringer, No. 2, 2000, The Norwegian University of Sport and Physical Education. []  and in Working papers No.2/2001. Network for Non-Scholastic Learning, Aarhus University, Denmark.
  48. Michael Arnone, The Chronicle of Higher Education, March 15, 2002, "Philosopher's Critique of Online Learning Cites Existentialists (Mostly Dead)," []
  49. "On the Internet," Ken Myers, Mars Hill Audio Journal, Vol. 58, August 23, 2002.
  50. "The Seven Heavenly Virtues - Wisdom," Nora Young, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Toronto, Canada, February 13, 2003.
  51. “Ein interview met Professor H.L. Dreyfus,” Comedart magazine, Student Publication, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands, June  2003.
  52. Are we Alone? Bill Oxley, SETI Radio Network, September 7, 2003.
  53. “Whither Expert Systems? Withered, Expert Say,” by Richard Mullen, New Technology Week, Vol. 17, No. 42, October 27, 2003.
  54.  “Der philosophische Salat der Wachowski-Brüder” by Armin Erger, Spiegel Online, November 29, 2003.
  55. “QA: A Conversation with Hubert Dreyfus,” by Russell Schoch, California Monthly, June 2004.
  56. “The Ultimate Matrix Collection DVD”, December 2004.
  57. “Starting Points: An Interview with Error! Contact not defined.,” The Harvard Review of Philosophy, Vol. XIII, No. 1, Spring 2005.
  58. “Meaning, Relevance, and the Limits of Technology,” Conversations with History, interview conducted by Harry Kreisler on November 2, 2005, University of California, Berkeley for UCTV; or Google Video (posted April 2008).
  59. After TV: Conversations about media, culture and technology Hubert Dreyfus, interview conducted by Andrew Keen, February 16, 2006.
  60. “The iPod lecture circuit,” by Michelle Quinn, Los Angeles Times, Column One, Saturday, November 24, 2007.
  61. “Rolling Classroom” segment on podcasting philosophy lectures, aired March 22, 2008 on ABC Saturday Evening News.
  62. “Interview,” in Philosophy of Computing and Information: 5 Questions, Luciano Floridi, ed., (Copenhagen, Denmark: Automatic Press / VIP, July 2008).
  63. “Closer to Truth: Cosmos, Consciousness, God,” a television series hosted and produced by Dr. Robert Lawrence Kuhn. (First aired 2007-09). Web:
    # 480. Why is Consciousness Baffling? (Consciousness)
    # 481. Explaining Existence (Cosmos)]
    # 482. How is God the Creator? (God)
  64. “SPECIAL REPORT: Lecture Podcasting Gaining Popularity In Academia [Julie Haener]”, KTVU Oakland Channel 2, September 18, 2009.
  65. “Nihilism and Meaning” on public radio’s Philosophy Talk, San Francisco, October 11, 2009. Broadcasted on January 24, 2010 -
  66. “All Things Shining: Finding Meaning is a Secular Age”, KQED radio: Forum with Michael Krasny, January 4,2011 —
  67. “Hubert Dreyfus and Sean Dorrance Kelly,” Conversations with History with host Harry Kriesler, March 7, 2011.
  68. “All Things Shining”, Commonwealth Club, George Hammond moderator, San Francisco, March 7, 2011.
  69. “All Things Shining”, University Press Books reading and discussion, March 7, 2011.
  70. “All Things Shining”, WICN: Inquiry with host Mark Lynch, March 9, 2011.  Podcast link at:
  71.  “All Things Shining”, CBS Radio: Public Affairs Show with host Liz Saint-John, March 9, 2011.
  72.  “All Things Shining”, Berkeley Arts and Letters, Harry Kriesler moderator, March 9, 2011.
  73. “For the love of wisdom …” Yasmin Anwar, UC Berkeley News Center, May 10, 2011
  74.  “All Things Shining” with Sean Kelly, interview directed by Liv Duesund, University of Oslo, Special Education Department, Litteraturhuset, Oslo, May 25, 2011.
  75.  “The Overpraised Independence”, Finn SkĆrderud, Aftenposten (Oslo, Norway), Sunday, June 5, 2011.
  76. “All Things Shining” paperback edition radio interviews – August 5 to 18, 2011:
    THE JOURNEY HOME, KSFR Radio, Santa Fe Public Radio, with host Diego Mulligan
    MORNING SHOW, KBEM Radio, 88.5 FM, Independent Public Radio station, Minneapolis with host Ed Jones
    LET'S TALK, WBOI/WBNI/WQSW Northeast Indiana Public Radio, NPR affiliate with host Deborah Godwin-Starks
    BRAINSTORMING WITH BILLY THE BRAIN, Positive Talk Radio KKZZ AM 1400 with Bill Frank
    THE ELLA SPEAKES, KTLR Radio, Oklahoma City, with host Ella Speakes
    MORNING EDITION. KVON Radio, ABC Radio Affiliate in Napa, with host Jeff Schectman
    THE JEFFERSON EXCHANGE. Jefferson Public Radio, NPR, Eugene, with host Geoffrey Reilly
    HEARSAY, Virginia
    TURNING PAGES, KCBX Public Radio FM 90 San Luis Obispo, with host Guy Rathbun


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