Intercultural Ethics

Books on Spanish and Catalan Thought

Filosofia contemporània a Catalunya

 
Barcelona, Edhasa, 1985, 398 pp.
Contemporary Philosophy in Catalonia

 

I) The ideological debate: From Catholic apologetics to Christian spiritualism - Jaume Balmes: Between old and new - From positivism to philosophy of science - Ramon Turró: A genetic theory of knowledge - Social thought: federalism, anarchism, nationalism, socialism - Manuel Sacristán: A philosophy of Marxism - II) The academic thought: Philosophy in university restoration - Ramon Martí d'Eixalà: analysis of consciousness - Xavier Llorens i Barba: philosophy of common sense - Manuel Milà i Fontanals in the beginning of aesthetics - Barcelona's Universitat Autònoma's philosophers - Joaquim Xirau: Love and education - Francesc Mirabent: A morality of beauty - Josep Ferrater i Móra: A crossing of languages - III) Cultural Modernity: From Renaixença to Noucentisme - Eugeni d'Ors: The volume of thought - Joan Crexells, a complete 20th-century philosophy - Philosophical writing under the dictatorship and the end of 20th century - Eugenio Trías: Being and passion.- Xavier Rubert de Ventós: Distressed modernity. 

Eugeni d'Ors i la ideologia del Noucentisme

 
Barcelona, La Magrana, 1988, 230pp. 
Eugeni d'Ors and Catalan Noucentisme Ideology

 

I) A study of Noucentisme aesthetics: Social aspects: “Art regenerador” - Rejection of positivism: ”Albir” - Post-pragmatism: “Joc” - Objective idealism: “Limits” - Rejection of social dialectics: “Tradició” II) A study of the Noucentisme ethics: The personal ethical imperative: “Obra ben feta” - The morality of personal perfection: “Reforma espiritual” - The moral norm of intersubjectivity: “Civilitat” - The collective ethical archetype: “Santa Continuïtat” III) A study of Noucentisme politics: A social class within another class: “Minoria” - A new enlightened despotism: “Ciutat” - The result of a non liberal nationalism: “Imperialisme” - The fall of bourgeois intellectuals: “Authority”

In its former presentation as doctoral thesis, this book won the 1982 Extraordinary Award of the School of Philosophy at the University of Barcelona. It also deserved the 1984 Joaquim Carreras i Artau Award of the Catalan Studies Institute.​

Joan Crexells en la filosofia dels Noucents

 
Barcelona, Dopesa, 1979, 220pp. 
Joan Crexells in 20th-Century Philosophy

 

Joan Crexells as a figure in Catalan culture and philosophy - Notions about contemporary Catalan philosophy - The philosophy of Joan Crexells: Science and philosophy - Formal logic - Epistemology - Philosophy of history - Balance and present importance of Crexells - Attachments
 

This book won the 1979 Joan Estelrich Prize of Catalan literature.

Entre Renaixença i Noucentisme

Estudis de filosofia

 
Barcelona, La Magranga, 1984, 135pp. 
Between Renaixença i Noucentisme. Philosophical Studies

 

The difficulty of writing a history of ideas - Considering Renaixença aesthetics - Milà i Fontanals and aesthetics - Valentí Almirall: philosophy of politics - Germany and its influence on Noucentisme - Nationalism and cosmopolitanism attached to philosophy of Noucentisme - Five glosses by Eugeni d'Ors: a review - Crexells' criticism of modern absolutism - Francesc Pujols and the illuminated science - What does “Catalan philosophy” mean?

Política noucentista

De Maragall a D'Ors

 
Catarroja, Afers, 1999, 155pp. 
Catalan Noucentisme Politics
From Maragall to D'Ors

 

Catalan Modernisme: nationalism and cosmopolitanism - Joan Maragall on plural society - Nietzsche in Maragall's thought - The republican radicalism of Gabriel Alomar - The ideology of Catalan architectonic modernism - From political culture to politics of culture - Noucentisme and civility - The “arbitrarisme” of Eugeni d'Ors - The aristocratic mind of D'Ors - D'Ors: willingness to endure - Mediterranean thought for action - The pragmatic nationalism of president Prat de la Riba. 

La ideologia nacionalista a Catalunya

 
Barcelona, Laia, 1988, 235pp.
The Nationalist Ideology in Catalonia

 

Balmes and traditionalist romanticism - Republicans and pre-Marxist socialists - Bourgeois regionalism - Pi i Margall and federalism - Almirall and former political Catalanism - Cultural Catalanism and expansive Latinism - The First International in Catalonia - Modernism: nationalism and cosmopolitanism - Torras i Bages and the Catalanist Catholic church - Consolidation of conservative nationalism - The doctrinal nationalism of Prat de la Riba - Joan Maragall and his civic ideas - Alomar and leftist Catalanism - Martí i Julià: nationalism and socialism - Noucentisme as a myth of arrangement - Bofill i Mates: nationalism as ethics - Crexells and intellectual Catalanism - Rovira i Virgili: the left face to nationalities - Serra i Moret: social-democracy in the 1920 decade - Anarchism and the libertarian union trade movement - Andreu Nin and Marxism in the 1930 decade - Carles Cardó and the starting Christian democracy - Political theory and the national quest after 1939.

Puntes al coixí

Converses amb pensadors catalans

 
Barcelona, Destino, 1989, 225pp. 
Lacemaking. Conversations with Catalan Thinkers

 

Rafael Argullol - Margarita Boladeras - Victòria Camps - Antoni Domènech - Josep Ferrater Móra - Salvador Giner - Joaquim Maristany - Jesús Mosterín - Salvador Pàniker - Josep Ramoneda - Josep-Maria Rovira Belloso - Xavier Rubert de Ventós - Josep-Maria Terricabras - Eugenio Trías - José-María Valverde

El nou catalanisme

 
Barcelona, Ariel, 2001, 184 pp. 
The New Catalanism 

 

This is a book put together with collaborations from various authors and of which the editors are Norbert Bilbeny and Angel Pes. Bilbeny wrote the chapter called “Is a non-nationalist catalanism possible?” Other collaborators include Maria Jesus Buxó, Miquel Caminal, Jordi Casassas, Antoni Castells, Salvador Giner, Àngel Pes, Ferran Requejo, Xavier Rubert de Ventós, Manuel Vázquez Montalbán.

This website is created and hosted by Website.com's Site Builder.