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Santiago Zabala is ICREA Research Professor of Philosophy at the Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona. He is the author and editor of, among others, 'The Future of Religion' (2005), 'The Hermeneutic Nature of Analytic Philosophy' (2008), 'Art's Claim to Truth' (2008), 'The Remains of Being' (2009), 'Hermeneutic Communism' (2011, coauthored with G. Vattimo) all published by Columbia University Press and translated into several languages.
His forthcoming book is Only Art Can Save Us. He has written for The Guardian, The New York Times, Boston Review, and The Los Angeles Review of Books.
The left-wing Podemos party can turn Spain into a model for other European nations where change is also needed.
18 May 2015 11:01 GMT | Politics, Europe, Spain
Can today's artists intervene for the sake of global salvation?
16 Jun 2014 09:07 GMT | Environment, India
Are educational institutions the last ideological bastions resisting global capitalism?
31 May 2014 16:32 GMT | US & Canada, United States
In his lifetime Jacques Derrida faced criticism of conservatives resisting change in philosophical thought.
Santiago Zabala | 04 Apr 2014 08:29 GMT | Algeria, France
Authors question the dominant suspicion of philosophical inquiry and critical thinking in democratic societies.
Robert Sinnerbrink, Santiago Zabala | 21 Nov 2013 09:00 GMT
Arthur Danto leaves behind a legacy that has dramatically changed the art world.
Santiago Zabala | 30 Oct 2013 11:02 GMT
The goal for institutes of higher learning should be to educate students to become autonomous and thoughtful citizens.
Santiago Zabala | 08 Sep 2013 14:17 GMT | Poverty & Development, US & Canada, United States
Analytic philosophy may be limited, shortsighted, and seeking to enslave the discipline to the hard sciences.
Santiago Zabala, Creston Davis | 11 Jun 2013 19:47 GMT
Democracy never arrives at a resting place - it is always under revision, refinement and revaluation, write authors.
Creston Davis, Santiago Zabala | 15 May 2013 13:38 GMT | US & Canada, United States
Communism is not an eternal set of rules, but a movement that "has to be reinvented in each new historical situation".
Santiago Zabala | 03 Feb 2013 16:50 GMT | US & Canada, Latin America, Australia, Brazil, China
Zizek "disrupts" ideological structures, the underside of acceptable philosophical, religious and political discourses.
Santiago Zabala | 25 Dec 2012 12:24 GMT | Politics, US & Canada, Latin America, Australia, Belgium
The devastating impact that war and living under the constant threat of drones has had on the people of Afghanistan.
War & Conflict, Health, Afghanistan
Eyal Weizman explains architecture's key role in the Israeli occupation of Palestine and the evolution of urban warfare.
Human Rights, Israel, Palestine
An investigation into the role of one of the most influential banks in the world.
Business & Economy, Greece, US & Canada
There is a unique and dangerous commerce system at work in Amazonia, where children risk their lives for a few pennies.
Business & Economy, Latin America, Brazil