I was born in Barcelona and I obtained my BA at the Universitat de Barcelona. In 1982 I joined the PhD program at Stanford University, where my PhD was awarded in January 1989. I have been Assistant Professor at the University of Washington, Seattle, Assistant and Associate Professor at the University of California, Riverside, and Reader at the London School of Economics. In 2014-15 I was Professor of Philosophy at Western University, Ontario (Canada). I have been coordinator of the research group LOGOS (http://www.ub.es/grc_logos ). I was awarded the Narcís Monturiol Medal by the Generalitat de Catalunya in 2012. I am an elected member of the Academia Europaea since 2009, and from January 2013 till July 2014 I was the Academic Director of the Academia Europaea Knowledge Hub in Barcelona. In. 2017 I was elected Chair of the Philosophy, Theology and Religious Studies Section of the Academia Europaea.