Felipe Curcó

Division of Social Sciences
Department of Political Science

Felipe Curcó

Full time professor
National Researcher (Level I)

Felipe Curco Cobos, PhD in Political Theory. He received his PhD on Political Theory by the University  of Barcelona, specializing on contemporary political thought.  He was a Fulbright scholarship holder  in social sciences  and professor  at the University of Barcelona. He has also been a professor at UNAM in the Faculty of Philosophy. He has taught various courses in Mexico and abroad.  Presently he is a full time associate professor and investigator in the Academic Department of Political Science at ITAM. In Mexico he has been a collaborator  and tertullian of Judicial Federation TV Channel.  He is author of the books Ironia y democracia liberal (2009) and La Guerra Perdida (2010). He was a scholarship holder by the  Institute of Philosophical Research (UNAM) and was awarded the Gabino Barreda Medal . He has been a member of National System of Researchers since 2009. He is a level I national researcher. His most recent publications have been on the debate between Latin American political philosophy and European political thought ("Latin American Political thought Before discourse Ethics", In Latin American Research Review, vol, 50. No 4), the question being whether there exist or not normative elements on Marx's thought, (“ Is there a normative theory of Justice in Marx?”,  in Topicos, 52)  and the normative and moral analysis about  the violence in Mexico (“Gewalt  und das nackte Leben in Mexiko in Zeine des Imperiums" in Krieg und Freide:  Politisch Kulturforschung, Peter Lang Edition, Samuel Salzborn/ Holger Zopf (Hrs.)

Academic Studies

BA in Philosophy, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
MA in Philosophy, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
PhD in Political Philosophy, Universidad de Barcelona, Spain


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Topics of Interest

  • Moral and Political Philosopy
  • Classical and Contemporary Political Theory

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