Maria Venieri

Associate Professor

Office: 104
Office hours: Tuesday 13.00-14.30 and upon request
Phone: 28310 77219

Curriculum Vitae


  • BA in Philosophy, Psychology and Sciences of Education, University of Athens
  • PhD in Philosophy, University of Munich (1988)

Teaching and Research Experience

  • 2013 Associate Professor of Philosophy, Department of Philosophy and Social Studies, University of Crete.
  • 1999: Tenured Assistant Professor
  • 1996: Assistant Professor
  • 1992: Lecturer
  • 1990: Temporary Lecturer in Philosophy, Department of Philosophy and Social Studies, University of Crete

Research Interests

Philosophy of perception, philosophy of mind and language, Wittgenstein, epistemology.

Publications (selected)


  • The Veil of Perception: Senses and objects, Nissos Publications, Athens 2013 (in Greek)
  • Wittgenstein ueber philosophische Erklaerung, Verlag Peter Lang, Frankfurt/M. 1989.


  • Hilary Putnam, The Many Faces of Realism, introduction, ed.: M. Venieri, translation: M. Venieri and K. Stavropoulou, Crete University Press, Heraklion, 1998.

Articles /Proceedings/ Book chapters (selected)

  • “Wittgenstein on Death”, G. Nikolakakis (ed.), The  Uncertainty of Death, Kapon Editions (forthcoming ). (in Greek)
  • «Εmbodied Mind and Phenomenal Consciousness», Argument  5 (1/2015), 9-23
  • “Enactive Perception and Phenomenal Consciousness”,   Deucalion 29/1-2(2012), 59-69 (in Greek)
  • “Perception and Phenomenal Content”,  Noesis  6 (2010),  107-115 (in Greek)
  • “Wittgenstein on the Will”,  Skepsis  XVII/i-ii (2006), 170-176.
  • “The Private Language Argument and Qualia”. Proceedings of the Conference: Ludwig Wittgenstein. 50 from his Death, Ioannina 2002, 27-34. (in Greek)
  • “Die Kritik Wittgensteins an dem Szientismus des Wiener Kreises”, Philosophisches Jahrbuch 109 (2002), 343-353.
  • “Functionalism and Qualia”, Deukalion 20 (2002), 197-209. (in Greek)
  • “Putnam’s Paradox”, Greek Philosophical Review 13 (1996), 19-31 (in Greek)
  • “Putnam’s Argument on Brains in a Vat”, Skepsis VII (1996), 95-104
  • “The Justification of Beliefs and Agrippa’s Trilemma” Deucalion 14, (1995). (in Greek)
  • “Sprachspiele und Religion”, K. S. Johannessen and T. Nordenstam (eds.), Culture       and Value. Philosophy and the Cultural Sciences, Vol. 3, The Austrian L. Wittgenstein Society, Kirchberg am Wechsel, 1995, 432-438.
  • “Form of Life and Philosophy in Wittgenstein”, J. Tzavaras (ed.), Present and Future of Philosophy, Dodoni, Athens 1995, 11-20. (in Greek).
  • “Moore, Wittgenstein and Skepticism”, Th. Veikos (ed.), Skepticism, Athens, 1991. (in Greek).
  • “Ueber die Natur der Gegenstaende im Tractatus”, R. Haller and Johannes Brandl (eds.), Wittgenstein - Towards a Re-Evaluation, Verlag Hoelder-Pichler-Tempsky, Wien 1990, 76-79.