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Diego Garrocho

Philosophy in today's world

The great Diego Garrocho, who between sips of beer and a speech that made it seem easy, enveloped us in the world of philosophy in a very current context.

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Philosopher specialized in Ethics and Politics.

Diego is vice dean of Research, Knowledge Transfer and Library of the Faculty of Philosophy and Letters and professor of Ethics and Political Philosophy.Doctor with international mention in Philosophy, completed his training in France, at the Université de la Sorbonne (Paris-IV) and carried out research stays in the United States, at Boston College, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Johns Hopkins University.

As a researcher he has published in national and international academic journals. such as Proceedings of the Boston Area Colloquium in Ancient Philosophy, Philosophical Readings, Isegoría, Pensamiento or Revista de Occident and has participated in different research projects at the regional, state and European level. Garrocho is the author of About Nostalgia. Damnatio Memoriae (Alliance: 2019) and Aristotle. An ethics of passions (Avarigani: 2015). Likewise, he has coordinated the edition of volumes such as Socrates. The death of the fairest man (Avarigani: 2015) and Europe: Tradition or project (Abada: 2013) with professors Zamora and Rocco respectively.  He has also written texts for the Prado Museum, Matador magazine and other artistic catalogues.

In the field of scientific transfer, he has been principal investigator of the projects “Dialogues for a critical innovation” and “Dialogues of Ethics, Politics and Public Virtue”, a joint initiative of the UAM with the Círculo de Bellas Artes of Madrid. Since 2013, he has directed with Diego Cano Soler the Index Magazine, edited by the National Institute of Statistics, and since 2018 he has been part of the Board of Directors of the Actuaries Magazine.

He is Coordinator of the Master's Degree in Philosophical Criticism and Argumentation, member of the DEMOSPAZ Institute and the UNESCO Chair in Education for Social Justice. He also serves as president of the Academic Council of the Ethosfera think tank.

Diego writes weekly in the newspaper ABC in the opinion and culture sections. In 2021 he received the David Gistau Prize for journalism.

With Diego on stage,the light bulb shakes because we know that powerful things are coming. 

Thanks Diego!!

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