Gerard Vilar

Catedrático de Estética y Teoría de las Artes

Full Professor of Aesthetics and Art Theory

Departament de Filosofia

Despatx B7-112

Facultat de Filosofia i Lletres

Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

08193 Bellaterra

Tel.: +34 935811618

Born in Barcelona (1954) studied Philosophy in Barcelona, Frankfurt and Constance. He also was a DAAD and Humboldt scholarship holder. His first faculty position was in the Department of Theory and Composition of the ETS  of Architecture of Barcelona and now is  Full Professor in Aesthetics and Art Theory at the Philosophy Department of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona.

Research Interests

Philosophy and Theories of Rationality 1979-now

Connections between practical and aesthetical rationality 1979-now

Theories of Good 1988-1998

Critical Theory and Frankfurt School 1988-now

Philosophy of Contemporary Art 1979-now

Analytic Aesthetics 1998-now