Hubert Dreyfus

1929 - 2017

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Hubert Lederer Dreyfus ( DRY-fəs; October 15, 1929 – April 22, 2017) was an American philosopher and professor of philosophy at the University of California, Berkeley. His main interests included phenomenology, existentialism and the philosophy of both psychology and literature, as well as the philosophical implications of artificial intelligence. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hubert Dreyfus has received more than 529,140 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Hubert Dreyfus is the 1,054th most popular philosopher (down from 1,018th in 2019), the 5,356th most popular biography from United States (up from 5,568th in 2019) and the 48th most popular American Philosopher.

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Over the past year Hubert Dreyfus has had the most page views in the with 55,284 views, followed by Persian (5,828), and Japanese (3,783). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Basque (79.69%), Persian (78.12%), and Lithuanian (21.77%)


Among philosophers, Hubert Dreyfus ranks 1,054 out of 1,267Before him are Justus Möser, Samuel ibn Tibbon, Rémi Brague, Immanuel Hermann Fichte, Ayaan Hirsi Ali, and Joachim Camerarius. After him are Max Dessoir, Cleopatra the Alchemist, Bas van Fraassen, Jerzy Żuławski, Sedulius Scottus, and Patricia Churchland.

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Among people born in 1929, Hubert Dreyfus ranks 294Before him are Alla Horska, Ulu Grosbard, Héctor Alterio, Hans Clarin, Ernesto Grillo, and James Shigeta. After him are Fazlur Rahman Khan, Dominique Fernandez, Terry Sawchuk, Karl-Erik Palmér, Bob Brookmeyer, and Nicolas Bouvier. Among people deceased in 2017, Hubert Dreyfus ranks 277Before him are Margot Hielscher, Ludvig Faddeev, Kim Jong-hyun, Ely Ould Mohamed Vall, Ivo Brešan, and Björn Granath. After him are András Kovács, Shunichiro Okano, Teresa Ann Savoy, Ulli Lommel, Brad Harris, and François Van der Elst.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Hubert Dreyfus ranks 5,356 out of 20,380Before him are Jack Sherman (1956), Sandra Bem (1944), Randy Orton (1980), Leonard Peltier (1944), John Scofield (1951), and Pamela Reed (1949). After him are Matilda Joslyn Gage (1826), Jay Garner (1938), Keenen Ivory Wayans (1958), Heber Doust Curtis (1872), Buffy Sainte-Marie (1941), and Leo Huberman (1903).

Among PHILOSOPHERS In United States

Among philosophers born in United States, Hubert Dreyfus ranks 48Before him are Harry Frankfurt (1929), Ram Dass (1931), Stanley Cavell (1926), Lon L. Fuller (1902), Josiah Royce (1855), and Mary Daly (1928). After him are Paul Kurtz (1925), Amina Wadud (1952), Barrington Moore Jr. (1913), Richard Posner (1939), Ned Block (1942), and Susan George (1934).