Assistant Professor
OB 214
Research Interests: 
  • Modern Philosophy: Metaphysics, Philosophy of Nature, Theory of Knowledge
  • Philosophy of Science
  • Pre-Revolutionary and Post-Revolutionary French Philosophical Thought – Contemporary French Philosophy
  • Political Philosophy
Selected Publications: 
  1. D. Athanasakis, Substance and Causality in Spinoza’s Ethics, Part I: “De Deo”, Postdoctoral Dissertation, A.U.TH. Research Committee, 2011.
  2. D. Athanasakis, Reason and Desire in Spinoza’s Philosophy, Villeneuve d’Ascq: A.N.R.T. 2010.
  3. D. Athanasakis, The Contribution of Philosophy in Natural Sciences Teaching: The Philosophy of H. Bergson and the Concept of Time. Applications in Physics Teaching [D.Th.], University of Thessaly, 2006.
  4. D. Athanasakis, “Spinoza: Questions of Onto-geometry”, Forthcoming.
  5. D. Athanasakis, “Topics in the Theory of Knowledge, the History and the Philosophy of Science from Descartes to Hume” [e-Textbook], Hellenic Open University, School of Humanities, UC: Studies in European Civilization, 2014.
  6. D. Athanasakis, Spinoza and the Numbers. Remarks on Spinoza’s “Monism”, Dia-logos, 5 (2015), pp. 9-27.
  7. D. Athanasakis, “Cum Deum definio…”: God and causa sui in Spinoza’s Philosophy, Philosophein: epistimi, eunoia, parrisia, 7 (2013), pp. 7-23.
  8. D. Athanasakis, Politics of Multitude in Spinoza’s and A. Negri’s Thought, Critical Science and Education, 11 (2011), pp. 3-11.
  9. D. Athanasakis, “Omnia corpora in quibusdam conveniunt: the natural basis of the deduction of Reason in Spinoza’s Philosophy (Ethics II, 37-39)”, in K. Skordoulis, E. Nikolaidis et al. (eds.), History, Philosophy and Didactics of Science, Proceedings of the Pan-Hellenic Conference, Athens, May 5-9 2010, Athens: Nissos 2011, pp. 81-88.
  10. D. Athanasakis, Theories of Subjectivity from Descartes to Kant, Social Science Tribune, 51 (2008), pp. 129-152.
  11. D. Athanasakis, “Science and Philosophy in Descartes’ and Bergson’s Thought”, in K. Skordoulis, Th. Nikolaidis et al. (eds.), Science Issues: History, Philosophy and Didactics, Proceedings of the 4th Athens Meeting, September 28-30 2007, Athens: Nissos 2008, pp. 145-152.
  12. D. Athanasakis, Bergson and the Problem of Time, Neusis, 16 (2007), pp. 65-87.