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Santiago Zabala
ICREA Research Professor of Philosophy, Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona

Santiago Zabala is an ICREA research professor of philosophy at Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona in Spain. His  writing has appeared in The New York Times, Al Jazeera, the Los Angeles Review of Books, among others.  His most recent book is Why Only Art Can Save Us (2017) published by Columbia University Press.

Written by Santiago Zabala