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Husserl's Legacy Self & Other The Phenomenological Mind
Phänomenologie für Einsteiger Subjectivity and Selfhood Husserl's Phenomenology
Self-Awareness and Alterity Husserl and Transcendental Intersubjectivity Intentionalität & Konstitution


Contemporary Phenomenology Self, No Self? Synthese
The Structure and Development of Self-Consciousness Hidden Resources Subjektivitet og videnskab
Metaphysics, Facticity, Interpretation Den unge Heidegger One Hundred Years of Phenomenology
Exploring the Self Self-awareness, Temporality, and Alterity Alterity and Facticity
Subjektivitet og livsverden i Husserls fænomenologi

Articles (further articles available on my account)


Dan Zahavi: "You, Me and We: The Sharing of Emotional Experiences." Journal of Consciousness Studies.

Dan Zahavi: "Vindicating Husserl’s Primal I." In N. de Warren and J. Bloechl (eds.), Phenomenology in a New Key: Between Analysis and History. Essays in Honor of Richard Cobb-Stevens (Dordrecht: Springer, 2015).

Dan Zahavi, Uriah Kriegel: "For-me-ness: What It Is and What It Is Not." In
D. O. Dahlstrom, A. Elpidorou, and W. Hopp (eds.), Philosophy of Mind and
Phenomenology: Conceptual and Empirical Approaches (London: Routledge, 2015).


Dan Zahavi: "Empathy and Other-Directed Intentionality." Topoi 33/1, 2014, 129-142.


Josef Parnas, Louis Sass, Dan Zahavi: "Rediscovering Psychopathology: The Epistemology and Phenomenology of the Psychiatric Object." Schizophrenia Bulletin 39/2, 2013, 270-277.

Dan Zahavi: "Mindedness, Mindlessness and First-Person Authority." In J. Schear (ed.): Mind, Reason and Being-in-the-World: The McDowell-Dreyfus Debate. London: Routledge, 2013, 320-343.


Dan Zahavi: "Self, consciousness, and shame." In D. Zahavi (ed.): The Oxford Handbook of Contemporary Phenomenology. Oxford. Oxford University Press, 2012, 304-323.

Dan Zahavi: "Husserl, self and others: An interview with Dan Zahavi." Avant 3/1, 2012, 114-121.

Dan Zahavi: "The time of the self." Grazer Philosophische Studien 84, 2012, 143-159.

Dan Zahavi: "Empathy and mirroring: Husserl and Gallese ." In R. Breeur & U. Melle (eds.): Life, Subjectivity & Art: Essays in Honor of Rudolf Bernet. Dordrecht: Springer, 2012, 217-254.


Dan Zahavi: "Empathy and direct social perception." Review of Philosophy and Psychology, 2/3, 2011, 541-558.

Dan Zahavi: "Der Sinn der Phänomenologie: Eine methodologische Reflexion." In H.-D. Gondek, T. N. Klass & L. Tengelyi (eds.): Phänomenologie der Sinnereignisse. Wilhelm Fink, 2011, 101-119.

Dan Zahavi: "Intersubjectivity." In S. Luft & S. Overgaard (eds.): Routledge Companion to Phenomenology. London: Routledge, 2011, 180-189.

Dan Zahavi: "
Unity of Consciousness and the Problem of Self ." In S. Gallagher (ed.): Oxford Handbook of the Self. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011, 314-333. 

Dan Zahavi & Andreas Roepstorff: "Faces and ascriptions: Mapping measures of the self." Consciousness and Cognition 20, 2011, 141-148.

Philippe Rochat & Dan Zahavi: "The uncanny mirror: A re-framing of mirror self-experience." Consciousness and Cognition 20, 2011, 204-213.

Dan Zahavi: "The experiential self: Objections and Clarifications. " In M. Siderits, E. Thompson, D. Zahavi (eds.): Self, no self? Perspectives from Analytical, Phenomenological,  & Indian Traditions. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011, 56-78.


Dan Zahavi: "Husserl and the 'absolute'. " In C. Ierna, H. Jacobs, F. Mattens (eds.): Philosophy, Phenomenology, Sciences: Essays in Commemoration of Husserl. Phaenomenologica Vol. 200. Dordrecht: Springer, 2010, 71-92

Dan Zahavi: "Life, thinking and phenomenology in the early Bergson." In M. Kelly (ed.): Bergson and Phenomenology. Palgrave Macmillan, 118-133.

Dan Zahavi: "Max Scheler ." In A. Schrift (ed.): History of Continental Philosophy III. Edinburgh: Acumen Press, 2010, 171-186.

Dan Zahavi: "Shame and the exposed self. " In J. Webber (ed.): Reading Sartre: On Phenomenology and Existentialism. London: Routledge, 2010, 211-226.

Dan Zahavi: "Inner (time-)consciousness. " In D. Lohmar & I. Yamaguchi (eds.): On Time - New Contributions to the Husserlian Phenomenology of Time. Phaenomenologica 197. Springer: Dordrecht, 2010, 319-339.

Dan Zahavi: "Empathy, Embodiment and Interpersonal Understanding: From Lipps to Schutz ." Inquiry 53/3, 2010, 285-306.

Dan Zahavi: "Naturalized Phenomenology." In S. Gallagher and D. Schmicking (eds.), Handbookof Phenomenology and Cognitive Science. Springer, 2010. 2-19.


Dan Zahavi: "Is the self a social construct?" Inquiry 52/6, 2009, 551-573.

Søren Overgaard & Dan Zahavi: "Phenomenological Sociology - The Subjectivity of Everyday Life." In Jacobsen, M.H.  (ed.): Encountering the Everyday: An Introduction to the Sociologies of the Unnoticed. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009, pp. 93-115.


Dan Zahavi & Shaun Gallagher: "Reply: A Phenomenology with Legs and Brains" Abstracta Special Issue 2, 2008, 86-107.

Dan Zahavi: "Simulation, projection and empathy." Consciousness and Cognition 17, 2008, 514-522.

Dan Zahavi: "Phenomenology." In Moran, D. (ed.): Routledge Companion to Twentieth-Century Philosophy. Routledge, 2008, 661-692.

Dan Zahavi: “Internalism, Externalism, and Transcendental Idealism.” Synthese 160/3, 2008, 355-374.


Dan Zahavi: "Expression and empathy." In D. Hutto & M. Ratcliffe (eds.): Folk Psychology Reassessed. Springer, 2007, 25-40.

Dan Zahavi: "The Heidelberg School and the Limits of Reflection." In S. Heinämaa, V. Lähteenmäki & P. Remes (eds.): Consciousness: From Perception to Reflection in the History of Philosophy. Springer, 2007, 267-285.

Evan Thompson & Dan Zahavi: "Philosophical Issues: Phenomenology." In Zelazo, P.D., Moscovitch, M., Thompson, E. (eds.): The Cambridge Handbook of Consciousness. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007, 67-87.

Dan Zahavi: "Self and other: The limits of narrative understanding.” In D.D. Hutto (eds): Narrative and Understanding Persons. Royal Institute of Philosophy Supplement 60. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007,  179-201.

Dan Zahavi: “Killing the Strawman: Dennett and Phenomenology.” Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences 6/1-2, 2007, 21-43.

Dan Zahavi: "Subjectivity and Immanence in Michel Henry." In Grøn, A., Damgaard, I., Overgaard, S. (eds.): Subjectivity and transcendence. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2007, 133-147.


Dan Zahavi: "Two takes on a one-level account of consciousness". Psyche 12/2, 2006, 1-9.


Dan Zahavi: "Being Someone". Psyche 11/5, 2005, 1-20.

Shaun Gallagher & Dan Zahavi: “Phenomenological approaches to self-consciousness.”  The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Spring 2005 Edition), Edward N. Zalta (ed.).


Dan Zahavi: "Back to Brentano?" Journal of Consciousness Studies 11/10-11, 2004, 66-87.

Dan Zahavi: "Husserl’s noema and the internalism-externalism debate". Inquiry 47/1, 2004, 42-66.

Dan Zahavi: "Phenomenology and the project of naturalization". Phenomenology and the cognitive sciences 3/4, 2004, 331-347.

Dan Zahavi: "Time and Consciousness in the Bernau Manuscripts". Husserl Studies 20/2, 2004, 99-118.

Dan Zahavi: "The embodied self-awareness of the infant: A challenge to the theory-theory of mind?" In D. Zahavi, T. Grünbaum, J. Parnas (eds.): The structure and development of self-consciousness: Interdisciplinary perspectives. John Benjamins,  Amsterdam , 2004, 35-63.

Dan Zahavi: "Alterity in self." In S. Gallagher, S. Watson, Ph. Brun & Ph. Romanski (eds.): Ipseity and Alterity. Interdisciplinary Approaches to Intersubjectivity. Rouen, Presses Universitaires de Rouen, 2004, 137-152.


Dan Zahavi : "Phenomenology and metaphysics". In D. Zahavi, S. Heinämaa & H. Ruin (eds.): Metaphysics, Facticity, Interpretation. Contributions to Phenomenology. Kluwer Academic Publishers. Dordrecht-Boston. 2003, 3-22.

Dan Zahavi: "Inner time-consciousness and pre-reflective self-awareness". In D. Welton (ed.): The New Husserl. A Critical Reader. Indiana University Press. 2003, 157-180.

Dan Zahavi: "Intentionality and phenomenality: A phenomenological take on the hard problem". In E. Thompson (ed.), The Problem of Consciousness: New Essays in Phenomenological Philosophy of Mind. Canadian Journal of Philosophy, Supplementary Volume 29, 2003, 63-92.

Dan Zahavi: "How to investigate subjectivity: Natorp and Heidegger on reflection". Continental Philosophy Review 36/2, 2003, 155-176.


Dan Zahavi: "Metaphysical Neutrality in Logical Investigations". In D. Zahavi og F. Stjernfelt (eds.): One Hundred Years of Phenomenology. Husserl's Logical Investigations revisited. Phaenomenologica 164. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, 2002, 93-108.

Dan Zahavi: " Intersubjectivity in Sartre's Being and Nothingness ". Alter 10, 2002, 265-281.

Dan Zahavi: "Merleau-Ponty on Husserl. A reappraisal". In T. Toadvine and L. Embree (eds.): Merleau-Ponty's Reading of Husserl. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, 2002, 3-29.


Dan Zahavi: "Beyond Empathy. Phenomenological approaches to intersubjectivity". Journal of Consciousness Studies 8/5-7, 2001, 151-167.


Dan Zahavi: "Self and Consciousness". In D. Zahavi (ed.): Exploring the Self. Advances in Consciousness Research 23. John Benjamins Publishing Company. Amsterdam-Philadelphia, 2000, 55-74.


Dan Zahavi: "The fracture in self-awareness". In D. Zahavi (ed.): Self-awareness, temporality and alterity. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, 1998, 21-40.

Dan Zahavi: "Self-awareness and affection". In N. Depraz and D. Zahavi (eds.): Alterity and Facticity. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, 1998, 205-228.


Dan Zahavi: "Horizontal Intentionality and Transcendental Intersubjectivity". Tijdschrift voor Filosofie 59/2, 1997, 304-321.


Dan Zahavi: "Husserl's Intersubjective Transformation of Transcendental Philosophy". Journal of the British Society for Phenomenology 27/3, 1996, 228-245.


Dan Zahavi: "Husserl's Phenomenology of the Body." Études Phénoménologiques 19, 1994, 63-84.