Audio Recordings (in Spanish)

 

Participation, with Fernando Díaz Villanueva, at the podcast La ContraCrónica, on moralistic capitalism (October 19 2020).

 

Interview at the radio program Gaudeamus of Libertad FM on the meaning of universities for our days, by José Luis Fernández Fernández (September 30, 2020).

 

Interview, by Lope Morales, in Radio Sierra on popular bullfighting (August 21, 2020).

 

Interview to Cayetana Álvarez de Toledo, at the fifth broadcast of Viennese Coffeehouse (July 23, 2020), the LivePodcast conducted by me at The Objective.

 

Interview by Marta Bermejo at Cope Valladolid on the ethics of the mass media during the Covid-19 pandemia.

 

Interview by Ely del Valle at Onda Madrid on political tension, ethical relativism and emotivism in the media.

 

Conversation at the podcast El Viejo Café, with Víctor Lapuente, on the polarization of politics in general, with a special attention given to Spanish politics.

 


Conversation at the podcast Extremo Centro, with Axel Kaiser and Pedro Herrero, on the book published by the first one of them, La neoinquisición: Persecución, censura y decadencia cultural en el siglo XXI.

 

Interview to Juan Carlos Girauta, at the fourth broadcast of Viennese Coffeehouse (February 21, 2020), the LivePodcast conducted by me at The Objective.

 

Conversation at the podcast Extremo Centro, with Mariona Villaró and @ClerkJacobson (from Twitter), conducted by Pedro Herrero, on the new punk conservatives and cultural wars.

 

Second part of the conversation at The Old Coffeehouse, podcast on several issues of contemporary culture, this time dedicated to postmodernity: “The philosophy that is eroding our society”.

 

First part of the conversation at The Old Coffeehouse, podcast on several issues of contemporary culture, this time dedicated to postmodernity: “The philosophy that is eroding our society”.

 

Interview to the journalist Jorge Bustos, the third episode of Viennese Coffee House (January, 21, 2020), the LivePodcast conducted by me at The Objective.

Talk on How to Be an Stoic in the 21 Century, with Luis Alberto Iglesias, at the Value School of Madrid (18-12-2019).

 

Interview to the politician Santiago Abascal, the second episode of Viennese Coffee House (December, 10, 2019), the LivePodcast conducted by me at The Objective.

 

Interview to the playright Albert Boadella, the first episode of  Viennese Coffee House (November, 12, 2019), the LivePodcast conducted by me at The Objective.

 

Presentation of the translation to Spanish of the book The Righteous Mind by Jonathan Haidt, with Pedro Insua, at the Value School of Madrid (May 7, 2019).

 

Interview, by Mario Noya in the Spanish radio station esRadio, about the Ten main threats that today challenge the Ideals of the Enlightenment (October 14, 2018). Plus, in this page of the Spanish online newspaper Libertad Digital you can check the ten books that I recommend as antidotes to each of these threats.

 

Lecture “Are Patriotism and Nationalism One and The Same Thing?” at the Athenaeum of Valladolid (April 7, 2014).

 

Participation at the Round Table “The Dignity of the Person, Ground for the System of Civil Rights” at the 2nd Conference “Spain and the Catholic Church: Economic Crisis and Christian Humanism” at the School of Law of the University of Valladolid (April 4, 2014).

 

Interview with Fernando Savater, in the “Meeting Up With” Lectures at the School of Law of the University of Valladolid (December 12, 2013).

 

Debate at the National University of Colombia: An Analysis of Ludwig Wittgenstein, broadcast of the radio station of that university, in which some of its professors also participate (April 27, 2012).

 

Video Recordings (in English and Spanish)

 

Meeting, sponsored by Revista Centinela, with Ferran Caballero and Cristian Campos, chaired by Gonzalo Altozano, on cultural wars, how to battle them and their keynotes (October 1, 2020).

Dialogue, at the Athenaeum of Madrid, with Joaquín Campos, María Teresa Pedraza Guzmán de Lázaro and Belén Rico García, on the literary work of Joaquín Campos, under the title “Joaquín Campos: A Writer on the Verge of the Psychiatrist” (September 25, 2020).

Dialogue, at the Mexican YouTube chanel Voces de Libertad, with María Blanco, Gloria Álvarez, Cuca Casado and Jacqueline L’Hoist, chaired by Eduardo Fernández Luiña (Juan de Mariana Institute), on domestic violence in times of pandemia and the threats to our liberties in that context (July 24, 2020).

 

Interview to Cayetana Álvarez de Toledo, fifth broadcast of the Viennese Coffeehouse podcasts: talks, with some drops of philosophy, at The Objective (July 23, 2020).

 

Conversation at the Youtube channel Joven Europeo, with Miguel Rovira, on freedom of expression today, especially at universities, and the notion of “moralistic capitalism”.

 

Conversation in the YouTube channel Ortodoxia, with Fabián Bayo, in which we try to introduce the audience to the life and works of Ludwig Wittgenstein, with a special focus on his historical context.

 

Conversation at the podcast Extremo Centro, with Axel Kaiser and Pedro Herrero, on the book published by the first one of them, La neoinquisición: Persecución, censura y decadencia cultural en el siglo XXI.

 

At the think-tank Ecuador Libre I have had this webinar under the title Postliberalism: A New Era in Political Thought? (May 28, 2020).

 

At the Centro Libre. Arte y Cultura of Barcelona they are having a series of dialogues called “Thinking in front of Adversity”, and I had the chance of having there this conversation with its director, Andreu Jaume, under the title Populisms and Nationalisms in Times of Pandemia (May 27, 2020).

 

Club Tocqueville has published a series under the title Different Looks at the Covid-19 Crisis, to which I have contributed with a reflection on how philosophers are dealing with it: Has Philosophy Gone Crazy in front of Coronavirus? Paranoids, Obsessives & Hallucinated (April, 26, 2020).

 

At the TV program Todo es mentira, by Risto Mejide, in channel Cuatro, I was interviewed on the meaning of the coronavirus pandemics from a philosophical point of view (April 17, de 2020).

 

Interview to Juan Carlos Girauta, fourth broadcast of the Viennese Coffeehouse podcasts: talks, with some drops of philosophy, at The Objective (February 21, 2020).

 

Lecture Gianni Vattimo and Post-modernity, at the 2nd Seminar Tocqueville 20th Century and Political Thought, organized by the Club Tocqueville at the School of Law of the University of Barcelona (February 7, 2020).

 

Interview to Jorge Bustos, third broadcast of the Viennese Coffee House podcasts: talks, with some drops of philosophy, at The Objective (January 21, 2020).

 

Interview to Santiago Abascal, second broadcast of the Viennese Coffee House podcasts: talks, with some drops of philosophy, at The Objective (December 10, 2019).

 

The Crisis of Education, dialogue with Inger Enkvist, chaired by Alicia Delibes, at the 1st Forum for Education at the Villacisneros Foundation of Madrid (November 14, 2019).

 

Interview to Albert Boadella, first broadcast of the Viennese Coffee House podcasts: talks, with some drops of philosophy, at The Objective (November 12, 2019).

 

Lecture An Answer to Identity Politics, chaired by Alexànder Golovín at the Athenaeum of Barcelona (June 14, 2019).

 

Dialogue with the philosopher Pedro Insua on the Spanish translation of the book The Righteous Mind: Why good people are divided by politics and religion, by Jonathan Haidt, chaired by Luis Alberto Iglesias Gómez at the Value School of Madrid (May 7, 2019).

 

Round table at the Villacisneros Foundation on the cultural battles of the new left under the title Ideological Laws, with Francisco Javier Contreras and Alicia Delibes, chaired by Hermann Tertsch (Madrid, February 5, 2019).

 

Speech at the closing session of the Foundational congress of the paneuropean political party Volt (Madrid, November 18, 2018). My address deals with the main threats against European values that I detect today: Nationalism, Populism and what I call a “whining” Europeism.

 

Inauguration Lecture of the Courseyear 2018-2019 that I delivered on September 12, at the European University Miguel de Cervantes.

 

Lecture Post-truth as a Feature of Hypermodern Times, at the international conference “Around Hypermodernism”, which place at the Faculty of “Artes Liberales” of the University of Warsaw (Poland) on June 14, 2018.

 

Round table The false “free for all” character of the public goods, at the Free Market Road Show The Loss of Values in the European Society which took place in Seville organized by the Bastiat Circle on April 12, 2018.

 

Round table Direct democracy? Referendums and populism in Latin America and Spain, at the Casa de América of Madrid, with the collaboration of the internet newspaper The Objective, on September 26, 2017.

 

Invited lecture Is It Possible to Teach Freedom? Paradoxes in the Education about Civic Values. A Spanish Case Study at the Institute for Philosophy and Social Theory of the University of Belgrade (Serbia), on July 3, 2015.

 

Lecture Asking for fogiveness, giving forgiveness, at the Second Meeting of the 2nd International Seminar “Centennial of Paul Ricoeur: Time, Pain, Justice”, organized by the Chair on Critical Hermeneutics (UNED-University of La Laguna-University of Turin-Autonomous University of Madrid-CEILAM) celebrated at the “Escuelas Pías” of the UNED in Madrid, between December 2 and 5, 2013.

 

First part of the lecture How Can We Understand Baudrillard (Better) with the Help of the MTV Music Video Awards (in these other links you can reach the rest of the lecture: its second part, its third part and its fourth part) at the Instituto Superior de Filosofía of Valladolid, during the Colloquium on “Arts, Literature and Contingency: Thinking about Education in a New Way”, organized by the Contemporary Society and Culture Seminar (Semsocu) of the European University Miguel de Cervantes and that Instituto (January 29th-30th, 2009).

Science and Society: What Kind of Social Activity is Science?, lesson with professor Quintín Racionero at the Specialist Diploma of the University Complutense of Madrid “Historical Materialism and Critical Theory”, Europe Fin-de-Siècle, schoolyear 2004-20



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Minivideos for internet media

 

Literary counsel in the section Books for a quarentine of Libertad Digital (March 30, 2020).

 

El Papa Francisco y el Orgullo LGTBI at The Objective (July 1, 2019).

 

La extraña Europa de los “euroliebers at The Objective (June 20, 2019).

 

¿Hay que ser intolerante con los tolerantes?, where I try to fight against a common misconception of Karl Popper’s so-called “tolerance paradox”, at The Objective (December 28, 2018).

 

¿Cambio de época tras las elecciones andaluzas? at The Objective (December 7, 2018).

 

Heidegger y los tuits con manos de Pedro Sánchez at The Objective (July 4, 2018).

 

Lágrimas, on the use of emotions by our politicians, at The Objective (February 7, 2018).

 

La España en que Podemos se hizo pro policía at The Objective (September 29, 2017).