Literary awards that I have received


In 1993 I received the literary award Letras Jóvenes by the Regional Government of Castile and Leon, for my work Más que la vida misma (“More than life itself”).

In 2006 I was given a Third Award in the Haikus Contest organized by RENFE (Spanish Railways Company), thanks to this haiku.

External Examiner at PhD Examinations (“viva voce”)


The value of axiology. A Criticism of the Idea of Value and of Several Doctrines and Conceptions about Values from the Outlook of Philosophical Materialism, doctoral thesis defended by Luis Carlos Martín Jiménez and supervised by Gustavo Bueno Sánchez, PhD., at the Philosophy College of the University of Oviedo on May 2010.

Deputy member: Wittgenstein and Gadamer: Language, Praxis and Reason. The Problem of Pluralism Through Philosophy of Language, doctoral thesis defended by Núria Sara Miras Boronat and supervised by José Manuel Bermudo Ávila, PhD., at the Philosophy College of the University of Barcelona on June 19th, 2009.

Associations to which I belong


I am a founding member of the Spanish Association of Ethics and Political Philosophy (AEEFP) and I was a member of its Board of Directors from June 2013 to December 2014.

I belong to the International Network for Sexual Ethics and Politics (INSEP), based on Ghent University (Belgium).

I belong as well to the American Hispanic Association of the Humanities (AHH).

I am an associate member of the Spanish Center for Intellectual Property (CEDRO).

I am a member of the Spanish Association of Scientific, Technical and Academic Authors (ACTA).

Other professional activities (besides being a university professor)


I have directed the Fundación Progreso y Democracia Press from July 2011 to July 2013.

I have been a consultant (from 2001 to 2004) of the book series Hermeneia and El peso de los días in the publishing house Sígueme (Salamanca, Spain).

In a joint work with T. Oñate and the rest of the Palimpsestos Group, I participated in the making of the series of television programs “Voices of Contemporary Thought”, broadcast by the Second Channel of the Spanish National TV (TVE) in 2003.

Since 2003 I write, assess and moderate exams for the Philosophy Section of the International Baccalaureate. I have also been a workshop leader for several events of this institution.

I have been a teacher in the 90’s for the Public Languages School in Salamanca and for the now extinct International Education Forum (in Saint Augustine, Florida, USA).