Kostas Koukouzelis

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 Kostas Koukouzelis

 Assistant Professor, Political Philosophy: Philosophy of Law

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  • 2007 – 2008 Post-doctoral research in Philosophy, Law Department, University of Athens (ΙΚΥ Scholarship)
  • 2000 – 2004 PhD in Philosophy, Goldsmiths College, University of London, UK
  • 1998 – 1999 LL.M Queen Mary & Westfield College, University of London, UK
  • 1996 – 1998 MA in Philosophy of Law and Jurisprudence, Law Department, University of Athens
  • 1992 – 1996 LL.B, Law Department, University of Athens.


  • 2014 – Assistant Professor, Philosophy & Social Studies Department
  • September 2009 – 2014 Lecturer, Philosophy & Social Studies Department, University of Crete
  • 2008 – Associate Lecturer, Open University (Greece)
  • 2006 – 2009  Temporary Lecturer, Methodology, History and Philosophy of Science Department, University of Athens, Philosophy Department, University of Patras, Philosophy & Social Studies Department, University of Crete
  • 2003 – 2005 Visiting Tutor, History Department, Goldsmiths College, University of London.



Areas of expertise: Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Law, Immanuel Kant, Cosmopolitanism, Theories of global justice

Areas of competence: Moral Philosophy and Bioethics




  • 2004 Orientation and Agency: A Kantian Account of Judgment and Normativity, University of London, doctoral thesis

Editing and translation in Greek

  • 2011 Thomas Nagel, Equality and Partiality [Isotita kai Merolipsia], Athens: Ekkremes Publications, introduction, translation (with P. Flessas)
  • 2018 Samuel Scheffler, Death and the Afterlife [Thanatos kai I Zoi meta], Athens: Arsenides Publishing Company, editing, translation and afterword

Chapters in book collections, proceedings, dictionary entries

  • 2018 ‘Republicanism and Cosmopolitanism: A Kantian reconstruction’ in Garrett Brown, and Aron Telegdi-Csetri (επιμ.), KANT, COSMOPOLITICS & PUBLICITY, Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, forthcoming
  • 2015 ‘The ‘Foundations’ of Political Cosmopolitanism’ in Elena Paris and Tamara Caraus (eds.), RE-GROUNDING COSMOPOLITANISM, London: Routledge, σελ. 223-239.
  • 2015 ‘Human Rights, International Law and Cosmopolitanism’ in Dan Lazea, Tamara Caraus (eds.), COSMOPOLITANISM WITHOUT FOUNDATIONS, Zeta Books, pp. 163-187
  • 2015 ‘Contestatory cosmopolitan citizenship: The legacy of Martin Luther King’ in Tamara Caraus and Camil Parvu (eds.), COSMOPOLITANISM AND THE LEGACIES OF DISSENT, London/New York: Routledge, pp. 134-153
  • 2010 ‘Liberal Internationalism and global social justice’ in Heather Windows and Nicola Smith (ed.), GLOBAL SOCIAL JUSTICE, London: Routledge, pp. 29-41
  • 2010 ‘Patriotism’, ‘Thucydides’ - entries in Deen K. Chatterjee (ed.), ENCYCLOPEDIA OF GLOBAL JUSTICE, Springer Publishers
  • 2009 ‘Kant’, ‘German idealism’, ‘Walter Benjamin’ entries in Beth Lord and John Mullarkey (eds.), THECONTINUUM COMPANION TO CONTINENTAL PHILOSOPHY, London: Continuum Press.
  • 2008 ‘Kant on Reason’s need and publicity’ στο Valerio Rohden, Ricardo Ribeiro Terra, Antonio de Almeida (eds.), AKTEN DES X INTERNATIONALEN KANT-KONGRESSES/PROCEEDINGS OF THE X INTERNATIONAL KANT CONGRESS, Berlin, New York: Walter de Gruyter, Band 4, pp. 469-478

Peer-reviewed articles

Reviews and critical essays

  • 2014 Review of Lea Ypi, Global Justice and Avant-Garde, OUP, 2011 in PHILOSOPHY IN REVIEW/Canadian Philosophical Reviews, 34 (1-2), pp. 24-26
  • 2011 Βιβλιοκριτική του J. Uleman, Introduction to Kant’s Moral Theory, Cambridge University Press, 2010 in METAPSYCHOLOGY ON LINE BOOK REVIEWS
  • 2009 Review of Thom Brooks and Fabian Freyenhagen (eds.), The Legacy of John Rawls, Continuum, 2005 στο METAPSYCHOLOGY ON LINE BOOK REVIEWS, Vol. 13, no. 6, Feb. 3, available in http://www.mentalhelp.com/books [ISSN: 1931-5716]
  • 2008 Review of James Bohman, Democracy across Borders, MIT Press, 2007 στο PHILOSOPHY IN REVIEW/Canadian Philosophical Reviews,
  • 2007 Review of Tom Campbell, Rights: A Critical Introduction, Routledge, 2006 στο METAPSYCHOLOGY ON LINE BOOK REVIEWS, Vol. 11, no 9, 27/2/2007
  • 2006 Review of Joshua Gert, Brute Rationality: Normativity and Human Action, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004 στο METAPSYCHOLOGY ON LINE BOOK REVIEWS, Vol. 10, no. 26, June 27th, available in http://www.mentalhelp.com/books [ISSN: 1931-5716]
  • 2006 Review of Filimon Peonidis, Autonomy and Sympathy: A Post-Kantian Moral Image, University Press of America, 2005, στο BRITISH JOURNAL FOR THE HISTORY OF PHILOSOPHY, Routledge, Vol. 14, no 3, pp. 543-547 [ISSN: 0960-8788]
  • 2005 Review of Todd May, Gilles Deleuze: An Introduction, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005 στο METAPSYCHOLOGY ON LINE BOOK REVIEWS, Vol. 9, no 34, available in http://www.mentalhelp.com/books [ISSN: 1931-5716]
  • 2005 Review of Gary Banham, Kants Practical PhilosophyFrom Critique to Doctrine, London: Macmillan, 2002 στο BRITISH JOURNAL FOR THE HISTORY OF PHILOSOPHY, Vol.. 13, no 2, pp. 410-413 [ISSN: 0960-8788]
  • 2005 ‘Affect as the Space of the Political’: Critical essay on Anthony Cascardi, Consequences of Enlightenment, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999 and Catherine Chalier, What Ought I to do? Morality in Kant and Levinas, translated by Jane Marie Todd, Ithaca & London: Cornell University Press, 2002 in PLI: TΗΕ WARWICK JOURNAL OF PHILOSOPHY, Vol. 16, pp. 209-229 [ISBN: 1897646 12 7]
  • 2005 Review of Heiner Bielefeldt, Symbolic Representation in Kant’s Practical Philosophy, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003 in DIALOGUE: CANADIAN PHILOSOPHICAL REVIEW, Vol. 44, no. 4, pp. 802-804