José Orozco

Division of General Studies and International Studies
Department of General Studies

José Orozco

Full time professor

José Manuel Orozco is a full-time professor. He has taught several courses of the core of the Department of General Studies, integrating both knowledge with the human formation of students. He has coordinated the Specialization program of contemporary thought at ITAM. He is member of the Committee of Edition in The Review Estudios.. He has been academic director of the Journalists Club of Mexico for many years. He has conducted the program of political analysis “Voces del Periodista” at ABC radio station. He has been distinguished with the Fulbright-Laspau scholarship. He has been visiting professor in the University of Dallas, Texas, where he has given lectures on Nietzsche, Jacques Lacan and Byung-Chul Han. He has lectured in the Universidad Pontificia de Salamanca, where he is a member of the Institute of Iberoamerican Culture. He has done research on philosophy of culture in the Department of Moral Philosophy and Law at the Universidad de Valencia, Spain. He has studied the problem of Child Abuse at the Pediatrics National Institute. He studied psychoanalysis at the Mexican Foundation of Psychoanalysis.  He is member of the Philosophical Association of Mexico. He has written many books: “Persona y Comunidad” (2004), “Entorno a Hegel” (2006), “Tres Ensayos sobre la muerte” (2009), “De la Ausencia” (Cinco Ensayos) (2011), “Antología del pensamiento sobre México en el siglo XX” (2014), “La fractura social (el pensamiento de Byung-Chul Han) (2015).

Academic Studies

BA in Philosophy, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
MA in Philosophy, New York University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, USA
PhD in Philosophy, Universidad Iberoamericana


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Topics of Interest

  • Hegel, Nietzsche, Freud, Lacan, Derrida, Zizek
  • Mexican Contemporary Thought in XXth Century
  • The problem of identity
  • Philosophy of Culture

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