Constantine Androulidakis, Ph. D.

Professor of Philosophy

Office: 108
Office hours: Monday 12:30-14:15, Tuesday 09:00-11:30 and upon request
Phone: 28310 77205

Curriculum Vitae

Born 1956 in Heraclion, Crete. Studied Law at the Law School, University of Athens (1978: Diploma in Law; 1982: State Barrister Examination).

Studied Philosophy (main field), Logic, Philosophy of Science and Classics (Greek) at the Universities of Cologne and Munich. Ph.D. in Philosophy (University of Munich, 1989).

Foreign Languages: English, German (excellent), French, Italian (reading).

Since 2011 Professor of Philosophy in this Department.

Publications (selected)


  1. Sittlichkeit und Freiheit: Eine Untersuchung zur Methodologie von Kants Ethik (Morality and Freedom: An Examination of the Methodology of Kant’s Ethics). Ph. D. Dissertation (University of Munich), 1989.
  2. F. Schleiermacher: On Religion. Speeches to its cultured despisers. Translation into Greek with Introduction and Comments, Athens: Papazisis 1997.
  3. D. Solomos: Reflections. Critical edition, translation from the italian and philosophical Commentary (co-edition with Stylianos Alexiou and Massimo Peri), Athens: Stigmi 1999.
  4. I. Kant: Critique of Judgement. Translation into Greek, with Introduction and Comments. Athens: Ideogramma 2002.
  5. I. Kant: Critique of Practical Reason. Translation into Greek, with  Introduction and Comments. Athens: Hestia 2004.
  6. Fr. Schiller: On the Aesthetic Education of Man, In a Series of Letters. Translation into Greek, with Introduction and Comments. Athens: Ideogramma 2006.
  7. E. Freud, L. Freud, I. Grubrich-Simitis, Sigmund Freud: His Life in Texts and Pictures. Translation into Greek with Introduction and Notes (with J. Kugiumutzakis & M. Markodimitraki), Heraclion: University of Crete Press, 2006.
  8. I. Kant, Religion within the Limits of Reason Alone. Translation into Greek with Introduction and Notes. Athens: Polis (2nd ed. 2008).
  9. Ι. Kant, A Selection of his Works. Translation into Greek with Introduction and  Notes. Athens: Stigmi, 2008.
  10. Kantian Ethics: Fundamental Questions and Perspectives. Athens: Ideogramma, 2010.
  11. I. Kant, The Metaphysics of Morals. Translation into Greek with   Introduction and Notes. Athens: Smili 2013.
  12. Friedrich Schiller, A Selection of his Works. Translation into Greek with Introduction and  Notes. Athens: Stigmi 2015.
  13. Immanuel Kant, Groundwork [Foundations] of the Metaphysics of Morals, translation into Greek with Introduction and Comments, PEK [University of Crete Press], Heraclion Crete 2017.


  1. “The problem of content in Kant’s Ethics”, Greek Philosophical Review, 7 (1990), p. 247-262.
  2. “Irrationalism versus Reason”, M. Dragona-Monachou (ed.), Political Philosophy Today, Athens: Kardamitsas 1994, p. 17-23.
  3. “Reason and the Art of Speech: Towards a demarcation of the fields of Philosophy and Literature”, P. Christodoulides (ed.), Aesthetics and Theory of Art, Athens: Kardamitsas 1994, p. 15-24.  
  4. “Is a philosophical Theology possible?”, J. Tzavaras (ed.), Philosophy: Its Present and Future, Athens: Dodoni 1995, p. 85-94.
  5. “Dialectic and Reason in the Philosophy of Schleiermacher”, K. Boudouris (ed.), Philosophy of Reason, Athens: Ionia 1996, p. 11-20.
  6. “The ‘Prologue’ to the Lyric Life of A. Sikelianos: A draft for a philosophical reading ”, NEA HESTIA, 1740 (2001), p. 832-851.
  7. “The philosophical background of the ‘Delphic Effort’ of A. Sikelianos”, DIAVAZO, 424 (2001), p. 140-148.
  8. “Nature as Art – Art as Nature: Methods of knowledge and reflection in Kant’s third Critique”, Paper presented to IX. Greek Philosophical Congress, Salonica, 20-22 June 2002 (forthcoming).
  9. “The problem of pure Reason in Kant’s Philosophy: Modern Interpretative Approaches”, ARIADNE (Yearbook of the Philosophical Faculty, University of Crete), Vol. 9 (2003), p. 91-110.
  10. Book review of: Karen Gloy, Vernunft und das Andere der Vernunft, Karl Alber Verlag, Freiburg i. Br. – München 2001, in: Philosophisches Jahrbuch, Vol. 110/II (2003), p. 408-413.
  11. „European intellectual nihilism“, Efthini, 384 (2003), p. 564-566. 
  12. “Fundamental problems of interpretation, reception and translation of Kant’s third Critique”, HYPOMNEMA, 1 (2004), p. 11-36.
  13. “Wie ist die Metaphysik nach Kant noch möglich?”, K. Gloy/H.-D. Klein (eds), Unser Zeitalter – ein postmetaphysisches?, Königshausen & Neumann, Würzburg 2004, p. 245-259.
  14. “The presence of Greek philosophy in Kant’s work”, Philosophias Agonisma: Papers presented in honor of Professor Constantine Boudouris, Athens: Ionia 2004, p. 53-69.
  15. “Poetry and metaphysical Truth: Zisimos Lorentzatos and the intellectual situation of our time”, ANTI, 823-4 (2004), p. 88-91.
  16. Preparation of the Special Issue dedicated to Immanuel Kant (1804-2004), NEA HESTIA, 1773 (2004).
  17. “Religion and Theology in the work of Sikelianos”, NEA HESTIA, 1776 (2005), p. 376-401.
  18. “The nature and the mission of poetry: Prolegomena to the Aesthetics of Sikelianos”, NEA HESTIA, 1781 (2005), p. 315-341.
  19. “The problem of humanistic studies in our time”, Efthini, 401 (2005), p. 238-240 & 402 (2005), p. 285-287.
  20. “Criticisms of Kantian Ethics”, K. Kavoulakos (ed), Immanuel Kant:  Practical Reason and Modernity, Athens: Alexandria 2006, p. 109-122.
  21. “Gottfried Benn and the World of Expression”, Nea Hestia, 1794 (2006), (Special Issue: Gottfried Benn), pp. 739-62.
  22. “The presence of German Aesthetics in Modern Greek Thought”, in: G. Zografidis, J. Kugiumutzakis (eds.), Aesthetics and Art: In memoriam P. and E. Michelis, Heraclion: University of Crete Press, 2008, pp. 27-44.
  23. “The Foundation of Modern Aesthetics: Baumgarten, Kant, Schiller”, in: Greek Open University (ed), Philosophy in Europe: Texts of Modern and Contemporary Philosophy, Patras 2008, pp. 125-37.
  24. “Heinrich Böll and the Christendom of our times”, Nea Hestia, 1825 (2009), (Special Issue: Religion in Foreign Literatures), pp. 398-418.
  25. “Hegel’s Discovery of Spirit: Systematic and Problematic Thought”, in: K. Kavoulakos (ed), Hegel’s Phenomenology of Spirit: Interpretative Approaches, Athens: Alexandria, 2009, pp. 61-80. 
  26. “P. Prevelakis and N. Kazantzakis: Dissent and Homology”, Nea Hestia (1828), (Special Issue: P. Prevelakis), p. 1069-86.
  27. “Kantian Ethics: Some Questions and Perspectives, Greek Philosophical Review, 80 (2010), pp. 163-75.
  28. “Reason, Freedom, and Education: The Foundations of K. Tsatsos’ Ethics”, in: Constantine Tsatsos: Philosopher, Author, Statesman, Granada-Athens: University of Granada (Centre of Byzantine, Modern Greek and Cyprus Studies), 2010, pp. 61-71.
  29. Book review of: J. Habermas, J. Ratzinger (Pope Benedict XVI), The Dialectics of Secularization: On Reason and Religion, Athens: Hestia 2011, Nea Hestia, 1844 (May  2011), pp. 963-973.
  30. “Right According to Reason: Kantian Theory of Law”, Dia-Logos, 1 (2011), pp. 21-38.
  31. “E. Levinas and I. Kant - Parallels”, Nea Euthyne, 10 (March-April 2012), pp. 139-45.
  32. “The Philosophical Work of E. P. Papanoutsos as an Attempt of a Philosophical Synthesis”, Hellenic Philosophical Review, Vol. 29 (2012), 187-204.
  33. “Kant in search of God”, in: “The God of the Bible and the Philosoper’s God”, ed. St. Zoumboulakis, Athen: Artos Zoes 2012, pp. 358-401.
  34. “A Philosophical Approach to Karl Barth’s The Epistle to the Romans”, in:  Bulletin of Biblical Studies, Nr. 31 A (June 2016), pp. 47-70, Artos Zoes, Athens.
  35. Book review of Dimitri Kokoris, Philosophy and Modern Greek Literature, Athens:  I. Sideris, 2015, in: Frear, Nr. 19 (October 2016), pp. 631-636.
  36. “Kant:  Religion and Politics from the Point of View of Human Reason”, in: Stavros Zoumboulakis (ed.), Religion and Politics, Athens: Artos Zoes, 2016, pp. 208-242.
  37. Appendix:  “Kostes Palamas as Thinker”, in:  Kostes Palamas, Marginal Notes, ed. Maria Balopoulou, Stigmi, Athens 2017, pp. 111-140.
  38. “The philological education and qualification of classical scholars to-be”, in: Frear, Nr. 19 (July 2017), pp. 234-241.