David Favrholdt (24 April 1931 – 6 December 2012) was a Danish philosopher, educated with M.A.s in psychology and philosophy and later Dr. Phil. from Copenhagen University. He is one of few Danes to be included in the International Who's Who.
In 1958 he got a gold medal for his thesis on the concept of consciousness at the University of Aarhus. He was employed as Professor in 1966 by University of Southern Denmark until his retirement, and Professor Emeritus afterwards. He became a member of the Academia Europaea in 1989, and a member of the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences in 1976. He was editor of Symposium from 1968 to 1978 and the Danish Yearbook of Philosophy from the 1985 to 1991. He has been a member of the National Committee of the International Union of History and Philosophy of Science since 1982 and chairman of the union from 1990 to 1998. Moreover, he won Fyens Stiftstidende's research prize in 1972.