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Panagiotis Thanassas

Basic Information

Title: Professor
Area of Specialization: History of Philosophy
Division: Philosophy and Theory of Science and Technology

Contact details

Phone No. :  210-727-5532
E-mail: thanasas[at]phs.uoa.gr
Office hours: By Appointment
Contact address: Dept. of History and Philosophy of Science (IFE)
GR – 15771, University Campus,Athens
Personal Website: https://thanassas.gr

Academic information


  • 1989      BA in Law, University of Athens (“very good”).

  • 1993      Magister Artium (“with honors”) in Philosophy, Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen.

  • 1996      PhD in Philosophy, Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen

Research interests

  • Pre-Socratics
  • Plato
  • German Idealism (Hegel)
  • Continental Philosophy (Heidegger)
  • Ontology
  • Philosophical Hermeneutics

Courses and Seminars

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Selected Publications

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Additional Information / Distinctions


  • 2007–        Fellow of the Alexander von Humboldt-Foundation.
  • 2009-14     Founding Director of the Greek online journal for philosophical reviews Critica (www.philosophica.gr/critica, 2009-14).
  • 2014-18     Member of the Governing Board of the Open University of Cyprus.
  • 2015          Professor (Vertretungsprofessur) at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich, Lehrstuhl III für Antike Philosophie (Summer Semester).
  • 2018-19     Representative of the Hellenic Republic to the Council of Europe, Platform on Ethics, Transparency and Integrity in Education (ETINED).
  • 2019         Stanley J. Seeger Visiting Fellowship in Hellenic Studies (Princeton University).