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Doctor of Philosophy Summa Cum Laude from the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana and Professor of Academic Career (Associate level, American system) in Political Theory and Culture of the Faculty of International, Political and Urban Studies at Universidad del Rosario. His areas of research are Philosophical Anthropology, with emphasis on the philosophy of Hans Blumenberg, and Political Philosophy.

He has been a Visiting Researcher in the Department of Philosophy and Society of the Universidad Complutense de Madrid and the Institute of History of the CCSH-CSIC-Madrid. He has also been a Visiting Professor of the Department of Philosophy of the Universidad Pontificia de Comillas and at the Faculty of Philosophy of the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. He has been Director of the Center for Political and International Studies of the Universidad del Rosario (2012-2015), Coordinator of the Research Methodology Area, Member of the Research Committee of the Vice-rector of the Universidad del Rosario, Member of the Board of the Doctorate in Political and International Studies, Director of the journal Desafíos and Dean in Charge.

He is a member of the Colombian Society of Philosophy, of the Research Group in International, Political, and Urban Studies of the Universidad del Rosario, and the HIST-EX Group "History of the Experience" of the CCSH-CSIC in Madrid. Her doctoral thesis on philosophical anthropology The ship that we are: towards a philosophy of the sense of man was Laureate and published in Spanish in 2014.

He is also the author of the book An Introduction to Derrida (in Spanish) and editor of the collective books Formas de Hispanidad and Cultura de la Investigación. He has published articles in the indexed magazines Pensamiento, Ideas y Valores, Res Publica, Palabra Clave, Social Identities, Pensamiento, Hispanismo Filosófico, Desafíos, Middle East Policy, and Isegoría, in the monographic Blumenberg: la apuesta por una Ilustración tardía, and is the author of several book chapters on the philosophy of Nicolás Gómez Dávila, Converso philosophy, thinking in Spanish, political philosophy and emotions in politics.

He has obtained the Doctoral Studies Grant (2012), the Sabbatical Period Grant (2016), and the Research Stay Grant (2018) from the Universidad del Rosario, the Juan Agustín Uricoechea y Navarro Annual Teaching Award for Excellence (2012), and the Calatrava Cross for Labor Merit (2017). His current areas of interest include post-Heideggerian Philosophical Anthropology, Thought in Spanish, Contemporary Philosophy, Political Philosophy, and the social and political dimension of Collective Emotions.

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Last degree obtained

  • Doctorado en Filosofía, Universidad Javeriana

full name

  • Enver Joel Torregroza Lara

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  • Universidad del Rosario. Edificio Santa Fé. Carrera 6 # 12C-13. Bogotá, Colombia.

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  • Enver Torregroza


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