Konstantinos Sargentis

Associate Professor

Office: 002
Office hours: upon request
Phone: 28310 77223
Email: sargentk@uoc.gr

Curriculum Vitae


  • Ph. D. in Philosophy, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Department of Philosophy, Psychology and Education, Oct 1996 – Jan 2001 (Title of doctoral thesis: “The Fact of Reason in Kant’s Moral Philosophy”)
  • Postgraduate studies in Philosophy (specialisation: Kant, Ethics) in Friedrich Alexander Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Mar 1994 – Oct 1996.
  • Undergraduate studies in Philosophy, Department of Philosophy, Psychology and Education, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Oct 1989 – June 1993.

Teaching and Research Experience

  • Associate Professor of Moral Philosophy, University of Crete, Dpt. of Philosophy and Social Studies, Rethymno (2017-).
  • Assistant Professor of Moral Philosophy, University of Crete, Dpt. of Philosophy and Social Studies, Rethymno (2012-2017).
  • Lecturer in Philosophy (Moral Philosophy), University of Crete, Dpt. of Philosophy and Social Studies, Rethymno (2004-2012).
  • Tutor at the Hellenic Open University, Course: “Philosophy in Europe” (2017/2018, 2008/2009).
  • Assistant / lecturer at the International Center for the Studies of Plato and the Platonic Roots of Western Philosophy (ICSP), Internationale Akademie für Philosophie im Fürstentum Liechtenstein (IAP), Sep 2001 – Dec 2003.

International cooperations:

  • Member of the editorial board of the International Journal of Philosophy Con-Textos Kantianos (2015-).
  • Anonymous reviewer for the Journals: British Journal for the History of Philosophy (2014), History of Philosophy Quarterly (2013/4).
  • Erasmus cooperation with the Universities of Erlangen (Germany) and Hull (UK).

Research Interests

Ethics, Kant, History of Philosophy, Free Will

Publications (selected)


  • The Problem of Free Will. Athens: Nissos, 2012 (in Greek).


  • Gerhard Ernst, Denken wie ein Philosoph: Eine Anleitung in sieben Tagen (München: Pantheon, 2012). (Ed.: Th. Samartzis). Heraklion / Athens: Crete University Press, 2016.       
  • Immanuel Kant, Zum ewigen Frieden. Ein philosophischer Entwurf (Toward perpetual peace. A philosophical project). Introduction, Modern Greek Translation, Notes. (Ed.: G. Xiropaidis). Athens: Polis, 2006.


  • “Theodizee als Anthropodizee. Zum transzendentalen Theodizeebegriff bei Kant“, in: Philosophisches Jahrbuch, 124. 1 (2017), 26-42 (https://www.herder.de/philosophie-ethik-shop/philosophisches-jahrbuch-kartonierte-ausgabe/c-27/p-11072/).
  • “’Nature’ and ‘Providence’: Reflections on Kant’s Philosophy of History”, in: Dodoni (Part III: Annuary of the Department of Philosophy, Education and Psychology. School of Philosophy, University of Ioannina) Vol. XXXVII (2014-2015), 127-150 (in Greek).
  • “Crisis, Evil, and Progress in Kant’s Philosophy of History”, in: Journal of the Philosophy of History 9.1 (2015), 71-96 (http://booksandjournals.brillonline.com/content/journals/10.1163/18722636-12341292;jsessionid=1fzg7j8u2wr7x.x-brill-live-02).
  • “Moral Freedom and Free Will in Rousseau”, in: Aksiologika 28 (2012), 47-73 (in Greek).
  • “Moral Motivation in Kant”, in: Kant Studies Online, 2012, 93-121.
  • “Das Böse als Selbstverhältnis des Guten. Zum Problem der Stufen des „bösen Herzens“ bei Kant”, in: Allgemeine Zeitschrift für Philosophie, 36.1 (2011), 49-69 (https://www.frommann-holzboog.de/periodika/91/91036/910360120).
  • ‘”Fact of Reason” and “Natural Human Reason”: On Kant’s Notion of Moral Experience’, in: I. Patellis, K. Goudeli, P. Kontos (eds.), Kant: Making Reason Intuitive, Palgrave Macmillan, Hampshire and New York, 2007, 113-128 (for a review, see: http://ndpr.nd.edu/news/23290-kant-making-reason-intuitive/).
  • “The Concept of Maxim in Kant’s Practical Philosophy”, in K. Kavoulakos (ed.), Immanuel Kant: Practical Reason and Modernity. Athens: Alexandreia, 2006, 81-105 (in Greek).
  • “An Interpretation of Kant’s Theory of Radical Evil”, in K. Boudouris & E. Maragiannou (eds.), Philosophia, Antagonistikotita kai Agathos Bios, v. 2. Athens: Ionia Publ., 2005, 266-277 (in Greek).
  • “Is Perpetual Peace possible? On the Idea of Peace in Kant”, in: Greek Philosophical Review 21/61 (2004), 40-58 (in Greek).
  • “A Kantian Approach to Plato’s Moral Psychology in the Republic from the Standpoint of Metaethics”, in: Hypomnema 2 (2004) 215-245 (in Greek).
  • “Moral Insight and Spontaneity of Human Will. The Moral Self in Kant”, in: Deucalion 21/2 (2003),189-217 (in Greek).


  • “Arthur Schopenhauer, Prize essay on the freedom of the will. Translation into Greek by M. Pantoulias – D. Ifantis, Introduction-Comments: D. Ifantis, Roes, Athens 2016, in: Critica 2017-4 (http://www.philosophica.gr/critica/2017-04.html).
  • “Immanuel Kant, Critique of Practical Reason. Translation into Greek by K. Androulidakis, with  Introduction and Comments, Hestia, Athens 2004”, in: Nea Hestia1802 (2007), 238-241 (in Greek).
  • “Pavlos Kontos, The Kantian Ethics of Promises. Hestia, Athens 2005”, in: Hypomnema 5 (2006), 239-248 (in Greek).