Audio Recordings (in Spanish)

Dialogue with Domingo González, director of the podcast La Caverna de Platón, on the concept of neo-violence, second part (May 20, 2021).

 

Dialogue with Domingo González, director of the podcast La Caverna de Platón, on the concept of neo-violence, first part (May 13, 2021).

 

Conversation with Pedro Herrero and Paco Beltrán at the podcast Pianista en un burdel, on why consensus in Spain is often flawed, the book La España de Abel, the problems of the Catholic Church in Spain to deal with the culture wars, and other topics (May 11, 2021).

 

Conversation at El Garabato Podcast, directed by Álvaro Guzguti, with Alicia López Latorre as guest, on the state of contemporary culture, second part (April 25, 2021).

 

Conversation at El Garabato Podcast, directed by Álvaro Guzguti, with Alicia López Latorre as guest, on the state of contemporary culture, first part (April 25, 2021).

 

Dialogue with Juan Milián and Luis Gaspar in the section Young Tocqueville of Club Tocqueville, on some of the essays that have made a difference on me during my life (April 22, 2021).

 

Interview by Sascha Hannig and Rafael Rincón-Urdaneta in their podcast En el fin del mundo, from the Fundación para el Progreso (Chile), in which we talk about democracy, neo-violence and the university as a space for threatened plural debate, as well as of technology and work, ideologies, culture and religion. [It can also be found here, on the page of such podcast] (March 24, 2021).

 

Interview by Alfredo Urdaci in the YouTube Channel of Ludiana, on a number of topics that I have written about (March 18, 2021). You may read an abstract of such interview in the website Fanfan.

 

Interview in the podcast Recto a la derecha, on matters as Madrid, moral emotivism and monarchy (March 15, 2021).

 

Talk with Daniel Fenoll in the series Conversations with Veterans of his podcast Teoría de la guerra. We comment on Wittgenstein, good and evil, Spanish Transition to Democracy, BAP and some other topics (March 14, 2021).

 

Participation, with Fernando Díaz Villanueva, at the podcast La ContraCrónica, on the results of the regional Catalan elections on February 14, 2021 and the “PSOE state of mind” (February 15, 2021).

 

Dialogue at the podcast Extremo Centro, whose conductor is Pedro Herrero, with Juan Carlos Girauta and Chapu Apaolaza, on Catalonia: from passion to boredom (February 15, 2021).

 

Dialogue at the podcast Extremo Centro, whose conductor is Pedro Herrero, with Juan Sánchez Torrón and Javier Prieto, on an assorted array of matters related to faith, religion, God and catholicism.

 

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.

 

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 (February 23, 2020).

 

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

 

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” (February 8, 2020).

 

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” (February 8, 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 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)

 

On-line round table with Inger Enkvist and Gregorio Luri (introduced by Ignasi Grau and chaired by Álvaro José Cifuentes) on Education as a Cultural Right: Debate on the Place of Culture, Identity and Sense in Educative Policies, organized by OIDEL and CEU (May 31, 2021).

Round table with Jon Juaristi, Alberto Royo and Alicia Delibes at the Villacisneros Foundation on Debate on the new education law of Spain: when ideology pervades all the disciplines of knowledge (May 18, 2021).

 

Conversation with Paco Prian in his YouTube channel La Bitácora de Paco where we assess, after six months of discussion, the results of the question Where are they, the Christian intellectuals, in Spain? (May 13, 2021).

Live broadcast Special: Madrid Voting with Álvaro Bernad, Fernando Díaz-Villanueva, Un Tío Blanco Hetero and Jano García, in the YouTube channel of the latter (May 4, 2021).

 

Dialogue with Gregorio Luri and Irune Ariño, in the YouTube channel of the latter, on what is Conservatism as political thought (March 29, 2021).

 

Interview by Alfredo Urdaci in the YouTube channel Ludiana, on a number of topics about which I have previously written (March 18, 2021). You can read an abstract of this interview at Fanfan website.

 

Roundtable on the Spanish translation of the book The Last Pope of the Western World? (organized by Encuentro publishing house), with professor José Francisco Serrano Oceja and the author, Giulio Meotti, chaired by Manuel Oriol (March 16, 2021).

 

Talk with Álvaro Bernad, Fernando Díaz-Villanueva and Jano García, in the YouTube channel of the latter, on The elections that will mark the future of Spain (March 15, 2021).

 

Talk with Daniel Fenoll in the series Conversations with Veterans of his podcast Teoría de la guerra. We comment on Wittgenstein, good and evil, Spanish Transition to Democracy, BAP and some other topics (March 14, 2021).

 

Roundtable, second session of the lecture series Fighting the Cultural Battle? (organized by the Ángel Herrera Oria Foundation), with the historian Fernando García de Cortázar and the MP Mario Garcés, chaired by professor José Francisco Serrano Oceja.

 

Interview in the channel Conversations in the afternoon, with the journalist Nati Cabezas, on education, the importance of traveling and the figure of Saint Theresa of Jesus (March 8, 2021).

 

Lecture at University San Dámaso of Madrid titled On the Role of Christian Intellectuals in Today’s Spain (February 23, 2021).

 

Dialogue at the podcast Extremo Centro, with Pedro Herrero as a host and Juan Carlos Girauta and Chapu Apaolaza, on Catalonia: from passion to boredom (February 15, 2021).

 

Conversation with Miguel García-Baró, Armando Zerolo and Isidro Catela, invited by the Instituto Razón Abierta of the University Francisco de Vitoria (Madrid) on “How to propose a Christian reason from university” (February 1, 2021).

 

Dialogue with Armando Zerolo for Fundación Conversación (Madrid) on “Cultural Wars: The Relationship between Faith and Culture” (December 14, 2020).

 

Lecture for the Círculo de Hermenéutica y Estudios Sociales in Lima (Peru) on “Pandemics and Ecologism: The Conservative Point of View” (November 17, 2020).

 

Live Interview at the YouTube channel Spanish Libertarian, with its host, Ignasi Boltó, on the uses of moral and political philosophy for our days (November 3, 2020).

 

Lecture at the Juan de Mariana Institute on my contribution (with José María Marco) to the book La hora de España under the title La era de las identidades (October 24 2020).

 

Debate on which political form is the most adequate for Spain today, monarchy or republic, with professor José Luis Martí (Universitat Pompeu Fabra), under the auspices of Revista Libertalia (October 4, 2020).

 

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).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 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

 

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).