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NAME: Costas Athanasopoulos
Lecturer in Philosophy
INSTITUTION: U. of Patras and U. of Athens 6 Hiolkou St., Kamatero, Athens 13451, Greece
PHONE: +30-210-2318766
RESEARCH INTERESTS: Greek philosophy, metaphysics, epistemology, ethics, political philosophy, philosophy of law, aesthetics, philosophy of language, philosophy of mind, philosophy of logic and symbolism, philosophy of mathematics.


Books published:

The Nature, Value and Freedom of the Ethical Life of the Person: Ideas and perspectives in Modern Ethics (16th-19th Century), Athens: Typothito (Gutenberg), 2002, pp.235 (in Greek, with tables and bibliography in Greek, English, French, German)

This is a book in Modern Ethical Theory examining in detail the ethics and meta-ethical theory of Descartes, Hobbes, Butler, Spinoza, Kant, Bentham, Mill, Hegel, Nietzsche, Kierkegaard, Marx. It is the result of many years of research and based on the text I wrote to use as a Course Book in my course on Modern Ethical Theory at the Department of Philosophy, University of Patras.

Ancillae Theologiae: Philosophy and Theology in the Medieval and Byzantine Times, Athens: Parousia, 2002, pp.450 (in Greek, with tables and extensive bibliography in Greek, Latin, English, French, German).

This is a book in Medieval and Byzantine Philosophy examining in detail the metaphysics, epistemology, ethics and political philosophy of the main figures of medieval philosophy (starting with St.Augustine and finishing with the Ockhamists and Macchiaveli) and of Byzantine Philosophy (ending with Georgios Gemistos Plethon and Gennadios, making a specific comparison between Scholasticism and late Byzantine mystical realists, such as St. Gregory Palamas). It is the result of many years of research into medieval and byzantine philosophy and is based on the text I wrote in Medieval Philosophy to use as a Course Book in my course on Medieval Philosophy at the Department of Philosophy, University of Patras.

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