josep maria esquirol

Born in Mediona (Alt Penedès) he 1963. Professor of Philosophy at the University of Barcelona. Director of the research group "Aporia". Coordinator of the doctoral program: "Contemporary Philosophy and Classical Studies". His main fields of study are political philosophy and contemporary philosophy. Authors on which he worked more: E. Husserl, M. Heidegger, H. Arendt, J. Patocka, A. Kojève, L. Strauss, E. Mounier, P. Ricoeur i E. Levinas. He has participated in national and European research projects. In the edition of 2003 received the distinction in search of the Generalitat of Catalonia, he 2015 was awarded the City of Barcelona and 2016 National Essay Prize for his essay Intimate resistance. He has been invited to give courses and conferences in Madrid, Roma, Lisboa, London and Bogota Mexico. He has published over eighty articles in magazines and books collection·groups. He published the following books:

  • Intimal resistance. Test of a philosophy of proximity (the Cliff, 2015)/ Resistance intimate (notebooks Cream). Barcelona City Award, 2015. National Essay Prize, 2016.
  • Contemporary art and philosophers (Gedisa, 2011)
  • The breath of the day (Paidós, 2009) / Breathing days (Paidós, 2009) / The breath of the day (authentic, 2008)
  • Respect or watchful eye (Gedisa, 2006; 2012 3ed.) / The Respeto or the watchful eye (authentic, 2008)
  • Self and others (Herder, 2005)
  • What favoritism? Introduction to the Reading of Emmanuel Mounier (Portico, 2001)
  • The political frivolity of the end of history (Caparrós, 1998)
  • Three trials of political philosophy (EUB, 1996)
  • D’Europa als homes (crossing, 1994) (Essay Prize Foundation Joan Maragall)
  • Reason and foundation (PPU, 1988)