Associate Professor
OB 208η
Research Interests: 
  • Byzantine and Patristic Philosophy
  • Epicureanism
  • Philosophy of Art
  • Philosophy of Religion
Selected Publications: 
  1. (ed.), Studies on Epicurean Moral Philosophy. Thessaloniki 2012.
  2. Epicurus Ethics: The Therapy of the Soul, Modern Greek translation-introduction-notes. Thessaloniki 2009.
  3. Ancient Greek Philosophers. Thessaloniki 2006 (in Greek, with V. Kalfas).
  4. Philosophy and Images: Studies in Philosophy, Religion, and Art. Athens 1998 (in Greek).
  5. Byzantine Philosophy of Image: A Reading of John of Damascus. Athens 11997, 21999 (in Greek with English Summary).
  6. "Is Patristic Aesthetics Possible? The Eastern Paradigm Re-examined", in: A. Cameron, M. Edwards & M. Vinzent (eds), Studia Patristica LIV. Leuven: Peeters 2013.
  7. "Early Byzantine Philosophy", in: L. Gerson (ed.), Cambridge History of Philosophy in Late Antiquity. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2010, pp. 843-868 +1161-1169 (with K. Ierodiakonou).
  8. "Old and contemporary Iconoclasms: From Leo III to Taliban", in: G. Zografidis & Y. Kougioumoutzakis (eds.), Aesthetics and Art: Interdisciplinary Approaches. Herakleion: Crete University Press 2008, pp. 63-104.
  9. "Natural and Voluntary Death in Christian Late Antiquity", Hypomnema sten philosophia 9 (2010), pp. 227-263.
  10. "The almighty Zeus of Plethon: Henology, Polytheism, Monarchy", Philosophical Inquiry 30 (2008), pp. 223-243.
  11. "Philosophical Commentary and Philosophy as Commentary", Hypomnema sten philosophia 4 (2005), pp. 51-108, 319-352.
  12. "The Philosophy courses in Greek Higher Education", Thallo 13 (2002), pp. 113-134.