Hubert Dreyfus

Hubert Dreyfus is a professor of philosophy at the University of California, Berkeley. Before joining the faculty there, he taught at--among others--Frankfurt University, Hamilton College, and M.I.T. His work has been published in several periodicals including Behavioral and Brain Sciences, Critique, and Vanity Fair. He earned his Ph.D., M.A., and B.A. from Harvard.


Volume 58

Guests on Volume 58: Hubert Dreyfus, on the limits of artificial intelligence; Francis Fukuyama, on biotechnology and the arrogance of "participatory evolution"; Gordon Preece, on the underlying assumption of Peter Singer's ethical ideas; Gijs van Hensbergen, on the marvelous architecture of Antoni Gaudí; Ted Prescott, on why the idea of beauty was rejected in the 20th century, and how it is returning; and Bradley J. Birzer, on the mythic roots of Middle Earth in J. R. R. Tolkien's The Silmarillion and on Tolkien's idea of myth.