Skip to content

Dr Joan Lluís Llinàs Begon
Dr Joan Lluís Llinàs Begon
Senior Lecturer

Dr Joan Lluís Llinàs Begon


Brief CV

Professor of Modern Philosophy at the UIB. He has been chair of the Department of Philosophy and Social Work (2011-2015). Currently he is Vice Dean of the Faculty of Philosophy and Director of the bachelor's degree in Philosophy. He has focused his research on sixteenth and seventeenth century philosophers, especially Montaigne and Descartes. His principal books include "Michel de Montaigne. Essays on Education" (Editor, ed. Biblioteca Nueva, 2015), "Montaigne. Texts on Education" (Ed. Eumo, 2012, introductory study and selection of texts), "The human being in Montaigne" (Ed. Proa, 2009; Carles Rahola Essay Award, 2008), "History of Modern Philosophy I: Machiavelli Descartes" (Eds. UIB, 2009), and "Education, Philosophy and Scripture. Montaigne" (Eds. UIB, 2001). His latest publications are "Autobiographical writing as a philosophical activity: from Montaigne to Rousseau" (in Rousseau's Legacy 1712-2012, Ed. Editum, 2013, pp. 113-125); "Philosophy as a form of life: a montaignien Descartes?" Montaigne Studies XXV (2013): 169-176; "About Concepts and Philosophy. Montaigne's experience and its repercussions on Descartes' philosophy" Cuadernos Salmantinos de Filosofía 40 (2013): 71-84; "Montaigne and Platon" BSAM 56/2 (2012): 113-125; "Montaigne and Descartes: two modern proposals for life", Yearbook of the Catalan Society of Philosophy 23 (2012): 121-134.


Office Hours

Lecturer Tutorial Times
Start Date End Date Day Start Time End Time Location
20/02/2019 29/05/2019 Wednesday 09.30 10.00 BC12
20/02/2019 29/05/2019 Wednesday 12.00 13.30 BC12
06/06/2019 25/07/2019 Thursday 10.00 12.00 BC12

Subjects taught. Academic Year 2018-19

Subjects taught
Subject Degree/campus
20929 - Final Degree Project
20909 - Modern Philosophy I
20913 - Modern Philosophy II
11419 - Key Issues in the Theory of Modern and Contemporary Knowledge
10873 - Research and Development in Education

Teaching, 5 previous years

Subject Degree
10386 - Descartes' Legacy in Current Thought
10704 - Master's Thesis
  • Master's in Teaching Training 2017-18
11410 - Philosophy Study Methods
11416 - Current Approaches to the Historiography of Modern Thinking 2
11419 - Key Issues in the Theory of Modern and Contemporary Knowledge
20909 - Modern Philosophy I
  • Degree in Philosophy2013-14, 2014-15, 2015-16, 2016-17, 2017-18
20913 - Modern Philosophy II
  • Degree in Philosophy2013-14, 2014-15, 2015-16, 2016-17, 2017-18
20929 - Final Degree Project
  • Degree in Philosophy2015-16, 2016-17, 2017-18
20935 - Modern Philosophy Issues
  • Degree in Philosophy2015-16


Research groups

Group Membership type
Research group on modern and contemporary scientific and philosophical thought (F&C) Main researcher


Google+ UIB