Christos Grigoriou


Philosophy of Art – Aesthetics

O.G.G. of Appointment
2170/05.09.2022/issue 3
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Curriculum vitae

Christos Grigoriou has acquired his PhD in Philosophy in the Department of Philosophy of the University of Ioannina. His doctoral thesis was about Edmund Burke’s early work and from there comes his early interest in aesthetic philosophy. Since then he has extended the study of aesthetics to all its different historical manifestations from antiquity to nowadays. He has teached philosophy to both undergraduate and postgraduate students at the Universities of Crete, Patras and Athens and has published his work in Greek and international Journals. He has also been involved in the translation of philosophical texts. He is a member of the Mediterranean Society for Enlightenment Studies (MSES) and of the editorial board of the Public Realm. He is also the Assistant Editor of Politeia, International Interdisciplinary Philosophical Review.


PhD in Philosophy

Research interests
  • Aesthetics-Philosophy of Art

Scholarly translations 

  1. Aristotle, Poetics, introduction, translation, editorship, Christos Grigoriou (under publication from Nissos Publications).
  2. Edmund Burke, On the Sublime and Beautiful, introduction, Greek translation, editorship, Christos Grigoriou, Savalas Publishers, Thessaloniki, 2016.


  1. Christos Grigoriou, “Rational Enthusiasms in Plato and Shaftesbury: Phaedrus against The Moralists, International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social and Community Studies, 16, 2: 145-154.
  2. Christos Grigoriou, “The Concept of Catharsis in Aristotle’s Poetics”, Philosophical Inquiry, 42.3/4 (2018): 167-179.
  3.  Christos Grigoriou, “Pity and Sympathy: Aristotle versus Plato and Smith versus Hume”, The Journal of Scottish Philosophy 13.1 (2018): 63–78.
  4. Christos Grigoriou, “The Ambivalence Between Subjectivism and Objectivism in the British Aesthetic Philosophy of the 18th century: The Debate Between Hutcheson, Burke and Hume on Taste”. Dodoni, volume 45, Part three, Ioannina 2008-2010: 53-78.
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