Víctor Gómez Pin

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Víctor Gómez PinBorn in Barcelona, he moved to Paris at an early age and he studied Philosophy there, where he got his PhD. with a thesis about Aristotelian order. After years of teaching in France he became professor in the Universidad del País Vasco with a research project on philosophical aspects of differential calculus. Nowadays he is a professor in the Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona. Víctor Gómez Pin has worked on the project of establishing the state of matters regarding the fundamental questions in Greek philosophy, looking at them from a contemporary viewpoint. With that in mind, in 1993 he founded the International Ontology Congress, which has in its committee relevant personalities in contemporary science and creation (amongst which there are several Nobel prizes). The Unesco has sponsored the majority of its meetings. Víctor Gómez Pin is also Vicepresident of the Sociedad Ibérica de Filosofía Griega and a member of several philosophical-scientific societies. He has authored more than thirty books, and has won, amongst others, the Anagrama de Ensayo and Espasa de Ensayo prizes. In September 2009 the Instituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti awarded him with the Premio Internazionale per Venezia.

More information about Víctor Gómez Pin in his blog.

An interview with Víctor Gómez Pin

Answers from this author by topic

What is knowledge?

“If we’re talking about knowledge, we cannot ignore Science”

What is consciousness?

“Language is the fundamental constitutive element of human consciousness”

What is time?

“Time is a corruption process”

What is space?

“We can make a list with all the wrong answers, but we still don’t know what it is”

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