Empathy, self-alienation, and group-identificationDan Zahavi (University of Copenhagen)
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Dan Zahavi is Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Center for Subjectivity Research at the University of Copenhagen. He writes on phenomenology (especially the philosophy of Edmund Husserl) and the philosophy of mind, and has dealt extensively with topics such as self, self-consciousness, intersubjectivity and social cognition. He recent books include Self and Other: Exploring Subjectivity, Empathy, and Shame (OUP 2014) and The Phenomenological Mind (Routledge 2012, with Shaun Gallagher). He is also co-editor of the journal Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences.