Constantine Androulidakis, Ph. D.
Professor of PhilosophyOffice: 108
Office hours: Monday 12:30-14:15, Tuesday 09:00-11:30 and upon request
Phone: 28310 77205
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Born 1956 in Heraclion, Crete. Studied Law at the Law School, University of Athens. 1978: Diploma in Law; 1982: State Barrister Examination in Athens.
Studied Philosophy (main field), Logic, Philosophy of Science and Classics (Ancient Greek) at the Universities of Cologne and Munich (Bavarian State Scholarship). 1989: Ph.D. in Philosophy, University of Munich.
Foreign Languages: English, German (excellent), French, Italian (reading).
1990: Lecturer of Philosophy in the Department of Pre-School Education of the University of Crete. 1993: Lecturer of Philosophy in the Department of Philosophy and Social Studies of the University of Crete, 1999: Assistant Professor, 2005: Associate Professor, since 2011 Professor of Philosophy in this Department.
Philosophy of Kant and German Idealism, Metaphysics, Ethics, Philosophy of Law, Philosophy of Religion, Aesthetics, Philosophy of Literature.
- 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.
- Fr. Schleiermacher, On Religion. Speeches to its Cultured Despisers. Translation into Greek with Introduction and Comments, Athens: Papazisis 1997 (& reprints).
- Dionysios Solomos, Reflections. Critical edition, translation from the italian and philosophical commentary (co-edition with Massimo Peri and Stylianos Alexiou), Athens: Stigmi 1999.
- I. Kant, Critique of Judgment. Translation into Greek, with Introduction and Comments, Athens: Smili, 3rd ed. 2013.
- I. Kant, Critique of Practical Reason. Translation into Greek, with Introduction and Comments, Athens: Hestia, 7th ed. 2019.
- Fr. Schiller, On the Aesthetic Education of Man, In a Series of Letters. Translation into Greek, with Introduction and Comments, Athens: Ideogramma 2006.
- E. Freud, L. Freud, I. Grubrich-Simitis, Sigmund Freud: His Life in Texts and Pictures. Translation into Greek with Introduction and Notes (co-edition with J. Kugiumutzakis), Heraclion: University of Crete Press 2006.
- I. Kant, Religion within the Limits of Reason Alone. Translation into Greek with Introduction and Notes, Athens: Polis, 2nd ed. 2008 (& reprint).
- Ιmmanuel Kant, A Selection of his Works. Translation into Greek with Introduction and Notes, Athens: Stigmi 2008.
- Kantian Ethics: Fundamental Questions and Perspectives, Athens: Ideogramma 2010.
- I. Kant, The Metaphysics of Morals. Translation into Greek with Introduction and Notes, Athens: Smili 2013 (& reprint).
- Friedrich Schiller, A Selection of his Works. Translation into Greek with Introduction and Notes, Athens: Stigmi 2015.
- Appendix: “Kostes Palamas as a Thinker”, in: Kostes Palamas, Marginal Notes, ed. Maria Balopoulou, Stigmi, Athens 2017, pp. 111-140.
- Immanuel Kant, Groundwork [Foundations] of the Metaphysics of Morals, translation into Greek with Introduction and Comments, Heraclion: University of Crete Press 2017.
- Kantian Ethics: Fundamental Questions and Perspectives, Athens: Smili, 2nd ed. 2018.
- Book of Wisdom (Liber Sapientiae, Old Testament), translation into Modern Greek, Athens: Artos Zoes 2019.
- Zacharias D. Kalochristianakis, Eirene Tachataki, Captain John Ainikoliotis [1834-1930]: A Contribution to Modern History of Crete, ed. Costas Androulidakis, Heraclion: Holy Monastery of Koudoumas 2018.
- “The problem of content in Kant’s Ethics”, Greek Philosophical Review, 7 (1990), pp. 247-262.
- “Irrationalism versus Reason”, in: M. Dragona-Monachou (ed.), Political Philosophy Today, Athens: Kardamitsas 1994, pp. 17-23.
- “Reason and the Art of Word: Towards a demarcation of the fields of Philosophy and Literature”, in: P. Christodoulides (ed.), Aesthetics and Theory of Art, Athens: Kardamitsas 1994, pp. 15-24.
- “Is a philosophical Theology possible?”, in: J. Tzavaras (ed.), Philosophy: Its Present and Future, Athens: Dodoni 1995, pp. 85-94.
- “Dialectic and Reason in the Philosophy of Schleiermacher”, in: K. Boudouris (ed.), Philosophy of Reason, Athens: Ionia 1996, pp. 11-20.
- “The ‘Prologue’ to the Lyric Life of Angelos Sikelianos: A draft for a philosophical reading ”, Nea Hestia, 1740 (2001), pp. 832-851.
- “The philosophical background of the ‘Delphic Effort’ of Angelos Sikelianos”, DIAVAZO, 424 (2001), pp. 140-148.
- “The problem of pure Reason in Kant’s Philosophy: Modern Interpretative Approaches”, ARIADNE (Yearbook of the Philosophical Faculty, University of Crete), Vol. 9 (2003), pp. 91-110.
- Book review of: Karen Gloy, Vernunft und das Andere der Vernunft, Karl Alber Verlag, Freiburg i. Br. – München 2001, Philosophisches Jahrbuch, Vol. 110/II (2003), pp. 408-413.
- “Fundamental problems of interpretation, reception and translation of Kant’s third Critique”, Hypomnema, 1 (2004), pp. 11-36.
- “Wie ist die Metaphysik nach Kant noch möglich?”, in: K. Gloy/H.-D. Klein (eds.), Unser Zeitalter – ein postmetaphysisches?, Königshausen & Neumann, Würzburg 2004, pp. 245-259.
- “The presence of ancient Greek philosophy in Kant’s work”, in: Philosophias Agonisma: Papers presented in honor of Professor Constantine Boudouris, Athens: Ionia 2004, pp. 53-69.
- “Poetry and metaphysical Truth: Zesimos Lorentzatos and the intellectual situation of our time”, Anti, 823-824 (2004), pp. 88-91.
- Editor: Special Issue dedicated to Immanuel Kant (1804-2004), Nea Hestia, 1773 (2004). Also: a) F.W.J. Schelling : “Immanuel Kant” (translation, notes and appendix, pp. 759-773)· b) Wolfhart Henckmann : “The ‘cracked wood’ and the problem of moralization” (translation, pp. 774-788.)
- “Religion and Theology in the work of Angelos Sikelianos”, Nea Hestia, 1776 (2005), pp. 376-401.
- “The nature and the mission of poetry: Prolegomena to the Aesthetics of Angelos Sikelianos”, Nea Hestia, 1781 (2005), Special Issue dedicated to Angelos Sikelianos, pp. 315-341.
- “The problem of humanistic studies in our time”, Euthyne, 401 (2005), pp. 238-240 & 402 (2005), pp. 285-287.
- “The crisis of humanistic education”, Euthyne, 420 (2006), pp. 591-595.
- “Criticisms of Kantian Ethics”, in: K. Kavoulakos (ed.), Immanuel Kant: Practical Reason and Modernity, Athens: Alexandria 2006, pp. 109-122.
- “Gottfried Benn and the World of Expression”, Nea Hestia, 1794 (2006), Special Issue dedicated to Gottfried Benn (ed. by Costas Androulidakis and Costas Koutsourelis), pp. 739-62.
- “Costas E. Tsiropoulos and the Strength of Reflective Reason”, Parodos, 12 (2007), Special Issue Dedicated to Costas E. Tsiropoulos, pp. 1247-1252.
- “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.
- “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.
- “Heinrich Böll, and the Christendom of our times”, Nea Hestia, 1825 (2009), (Special Issue: Religion in Foreign Literatures), pp. 398-418.
- “Hegel’s Discovery of Spirit: Systematic Thought and Problematic Thought”, in: K. Kavoulakos (ed.), Hegel’s Phenomenology of Spirit: Interpretative Approaches, Athens: Alexandria 2009, pp. 61-80.
- “Pantelis Prevelakis and Nikos Kazantzakis: Dissent and Homology”, Nea Hestia (1828), (Special Issue dedicated to Pantelis Prevelakis), pp. 1069-86.
- “Kantian Ethics: Some Questions and Perspectives”, Greek Philosophical Review, 80 (2010), pp. 163-75.
- “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.
- “Philosophy and the Challenge of our Times”, Nea Euthyne, 1 (2010), pp. 18-23.
- Book review of: Jürgen Habermas, Joseph Ratzinger (Pope Benedict XVI), The Dialectics of Secularization: On Reason and Religion, Athens: Hestia 2011, Nea Hestia, 1844 (May 2011), pp. 963-973.
- “Law According to Reason: Kantian Theory of Law”, Dia-Logos, 1 (2011), pp. 21-38.
- “Authentic Thought, Critical, Polemic and Hopeful: The Intellectual Atmosphere of Costas Chatziantoniou”, Parodos, 48 (2011), Special Issue Dedicated to Costas Chatziantoniou, pp. 5693-5703.
- “Emmanuel Levinas and Immanuel Kant - Parallels”, Nea Euthyne, 10 (March-April 2012), pp. 139-45.
- “The Philosophical Work of Evangelos P. Papanoutsos as an Attempt of a Philosophical Synthesis”, Hellenic Philosophical Review, 87 (2012), pp. 187-204.
- “Kant in search of God”, in: Stavros Zoumboulakis (ed.), The God of the Bible and the Philosophers’ God, Athen: Artos Zoes 2012, pp. 358-401.
- Book review of: Stavros Zoumboulakis (ed.), The God of the Bible and the Philosophers’ God, Athen: Artos Zoes 2012, in: Frear, 1 (2013), pp. 89-92.
- Book review of: Stavros Zoumboulakis (ed.), The Return of Ethics (Ethics Revisited), Athen: Artos Zoes 2013, in: Frear, 7 (2014), pp. 399-403.
- “Goethe’s Conversations with Eckermann”, introduction, translation and notes, in: Palimpseston, 32 (Autumn 2015), pp. 55- 92.
- “A Philosophical Approach to Karl Barth’s The Epistle to the Romans”, in: Bulletin of Biblical Studies, Nr. 31 A (June 2016), Athen: Artos Zoes pp. 47-70.
- Book review of Dimitri Kokoris, Philosophy and Modern Greek Literature, Athens: I. Sideris, 2015, in: Frear, Nr. 19 (October 2016), pp. 631-636.
- “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.
- “The philological education and qualification of students of classical studies: The most acute problem of our Faculties of Arts”, in: Frear, 19 (July 2017), pp. 234-241.
- “T. S. Eliot’s Christianity, and the reception of his conversion in Greece”, Nea Hestia, 1874 (September 2017), pp. 609-623.
- “Faith of Reason: Concept and Function of Faith in Kant’s Philosophy”, in: Stavros Zoumboulakis (ed.), About Faith, Athens: Artos Zoes, 2019, pp. 159-203.
- “What may I hope”, in: Stavros Zoumboulakis (ed.), About Hope, Athens: Artos Zoes (forthcoming).