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- Date of birth: June 21, 1947
- Born: in San Sebastián, Spain.
- Description: Born 21 June 1947, Savater is one of Spain's most popular living philosophers, as well as an essayist and celebrated author.
Born in San Sebastián, he was an Ethics professor at the University of the Basque Country for over a decade. Presently he is a Philosophy professor at the Complutense University of Madrid. He has won several accolades for his literary work, which covers issues as diverse as contemporary ethics, politics, cinema and literary studies. In 1990, Savater and columnist and publisher, Javier Pradera, founded the magazine, Claves de Razón Práctica
He defines himself as an agnostic, an anglophile and a defender of the Enlightenment in the Voltaire tradition.