Daniel Innerarity

Basque Foundation for Science (Ikerbasque)


Daniel Innerarity is Professor of Political Philosophy with forty-two years of teaching and research activity in Spain, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Canada, the United States and France.

He is an Ikerbasque Research Professor at the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU), Director of Globernance (the Institute of Democratic Governance (Spain) and part-time Professor at the European Institute of Florence, where he holds the Artificial Intelligence and Democracy Chair.

He is a Visiting Professor at several European and American universities, such as the Sorbonne University (Paris 1), the Robert Schuman Centre or Advanced Studies at the European University Institute in Florence, the European Institute of the London School of Economics and Political Science and held the Davis Chair at Georgetown University. He is Associate Director of Studies at the Maison des Sciences de l’Homme in Paris and Visiting Professor at the Max Planck Institute in Heidelberg for Public Law.

He has received several awards, among them the Miguel Unamuno Essay Prize, the Espasa Essay Prize, the National Essay Prize and Eusko Ikaskuntza Prize of Humanities, Art, Culture and Social Sciences, the Euskadi Essay Prize 2012 and 2019, the Prince of Viana Prize of Culture, the Eulalio Ferrer International Prize of Humanities, and the National Prize for Research in Humanities 2022.

He holds a PhD in Philosophy from the University of Navarra and furthered his studies in Germany (as a scholar of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation), Switzerland and Italy.

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