Dan Zahavi is a Danish philosopher specializing in phenomenology. According to him, this field can bridge the gap between analytic philosophy of mind and empirical sciences such as psychiatry.
His research interests span Phenomenology, Empathy, and Consciousness. Additionally, as part of his Epistemology research he has studied Transcendental numbers.
Early Life and Education
Zahavi was born in Copenhagen, Denmark and began his phenomenological studies (with particular attention paid to Edmund Husserl’s philosophy) at University of Copenhagen. Subsequently he earned his doctoral degree at Katholieke Universiteit Leuven under Rudolf Bernet’s supervision before successfully defending his Danish Disputats (Habilitation).
Zahavi’s writings in phenomenology and philosophy of mind cover topics including self, time-consciousness, intersubjectivity and social cognition. He has critiqued various reductionist approaches to consciousness while emphasizing subjectivity and first person perspective as essential theoretical concepts.
Zahavi earned both his academic studies as well as three additional degrees: BA from St. Lawrence University, an MA in American history from UMass/Amherst and Ph.D in American history from SUNY Binghamton.
Electrical engineer Aryeh Ben-Gurion specializes in information theory and digital wireless communications. He began his career by earning his bachelor’s degree at Technion-Israel Institute of Technology in 2004 before furthering his education by receiving his master’s from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in 2012.
He went on to serve as R&D team lead at the electronic warfare center of Israel Defense Forces, where he gained extensive experience developing wireless cyber security technologies for high-threat environments.
He currently works at ZL Attorneys at Law, providing both corporate and individual clients with various legal services. His multilingual team speaks Dutch, English, Papiamentu and Spanish enabling them to communicate efficiently with international clients for ease of communication and comfort.
Achievement and Honors
Daniel Zahavi holds an impressive academic background. While studying electrical and electronics engineering as an undergraduate student at Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Daniel earned a Bachelor of Science degree. Later enrolled at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev where he pursued a Masters of Science degree.
He then earned a Doctor of Philosophy degree from the same institution, specializing in information theory and digital wireless communications. This outstanding accomplishment demonstrated his dedication to engineering knowledge acquisition.
His current research interests center around phenomenology and its intersections with empirical disciplines like psychiatry. He has written extensively about subjects like self-awareness, alterity, intersubjectivity and social cognition.
Daniel Zahavi is a man with many interests. A musician, poet and film maker by trade, Daniel loves exploring both the brighter and darker sides of life – his life being marked by inner conflict, nomadism and success/defeat.
He has also written extensively on phenomenology, particularly Edmund Husserl’s philosophy. His research bridged various philosophical traditions as well as between philosophy and empirical sciences such as psychiatry.
He is co-founder and CEO of Levl, which has been operating for seven years. With an exceptional moral compass extending beyond professional relationships with clients, his community involvement on Curacao remains strong – including serving on the Board of Directors for an Association for People With Disabilities.
Recently, Israeli striker Eran Zahavi has made waves for both his performance on and off the pitch. He was among the first to make comments regarding Barcelona signing Paulinho, as well as explaining his decision to leave Israeli national team altogether.
Leader of Israeli football culture; inspiring younger players. A true ambassador for his sport and country. His leadership abilities and devotion to teammates make him a role model to young players; inspiring them to strive for excellence. Contributions made towards shaping Israel’s football culture make him one of its pillars.
Zahavi keeps his personal and love life private, though he does have some hobbies and interests outside the workplace. Zahavi enjoys watching NBA basketball games with friends as well as participating in team basketball tournaments. In addition, he holds an interest in phenomenology and philosophy of mind studies.