Dan Zahavi
Professor of Philosophy, University of Copenhagen, University of Oxford

Dan Zahavi is a professor of philosophy at the University of Oxford and at the University of Copenhagen. He is the author and editor of more than 25 books including Self-awareness and Alterity (1999), Husserl’s Phenomenology (2003), Subjectivity and Selfhood (2005), The Phenomenological Mind (2012), co-authored with Shaun Gallagher, Self and Other (2014), Husserl’s Legacy (2017) and Phenomenology: The Basics (2019). He lives between Copenhagen and Oxford.

Written by Dan Zahavi

A nurse and patient at Lyon’s Croix-Rousse hospital, March 2017. Photo by Jeff Pachoud/AFP/Getty

A sage on the ward

Good nurses are attuned to the lived experience of patients. Can the theory of phenomenology add more to their practice?

Dan Zahavi