Overcoming the Myth of the Mental: How Philosophers Can Profit from the Phenomenology of Everyday Expertise


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Hubert Dreyfus
University of California, Berkeley
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Back in 1950, while a physics major at Harvard, I wandered into C.I. Lewis’s epistemology course. There, Lewis was confidently expounding the need for an indubitable Given to ground knowledge, and he was explaining where that ground was to be found. I was so impressed that I immediately switched majors from ungrounded physics to grounded philosophy.
Keywords Cognitivism  Metaphysics  Phenomenology  Phronesis  Mcdowell, John
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