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This is a 30-minute conversation on philosophical issues relevant to crafting a truly meaningful life. Dr. Dreyfus is a legendary teacher and scholar, specializing in existential philosophy. As a long-time professor at the University of California at Berkeley, he has taught thousands of undergraduates and graduate students on the nuances of the existential tradition. In this film Dr. Dreyfus discusses aspects of the work of preeminent thinkers such as Aristotle, Plato, Nietzsche, Kierkegaard, Heidegger, and Dostoevsky.
In this film we find Dr. Dreyfus and 13yr-old Jeremy discussing a wide range of topics including:
* how to avoid being trapped in any one system of thought;
* how to become a wise person;
* how to live authentically rather than going with the crowd; and
* how to maintain respect for the sacred without fundamentalism.
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Hubert Dreyfus is a legendary teacher and scholar, specializing in existential philosophy. As a long-time professor at the University of California at Berkeley, Dr. Dreyfus has taught thousands of undergraduate and graduate students on the nuances of the existential philosophical tradition. Dreyfus' work is respected by his students and peers as a pillar of scholarship and teaching excellence. He is the author of several books, including one of the most respected English-language commentaries on Martin Heidegger's <Being and Time, the classic Being-In-The-World.See all Editorial Reviews