Professor of Political Philosophy, “Ikerbasque” researcher at the University of the Basque Country and a lecturer at the European University Institute in Florence. He has been visiting lectures at various European and American universities, including the Sorbonne, the London School of Economics and the University of Georgetown. His latest books are La política en tiempos de indignación (2015), La democracia en Europa (2017) and Política para perplejos (2018). His research focuses on the transformation of politics and the idea of a complex democracy.
He is a regular opinion writer for El Correo / Diario Vasco and El País. Among other awards, he has received the Basque Essay Prize, the National Essay Prize and the Príncipe de Viana Prize for Culture. The French magazine Le Nouvel Observateur included him in a list of the world’s 25 great thinkers in 2004.