Spyridon Kaltsas

Σπυρίδων Καλτσάς

Moral Philosophy

O.G.G. of Appointment
1578/01.07.2022/issue 3
Philosophy Department School of Philosophy University Campus PO Box 1186 PC 45500, Ioannina, Greece
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Curriculum vitae

Spyridon Kaltsas was born in Piraeus, Greece. He holds a PhD in Philosophy from the University of Paris-Sorbonne (Paris IV). He received his B.A. in Philosophy (Department of Philosophy, Pedagogy and Psychology) and his M.A. in Political Science and Sociology (Department of Political Science and Public Administration) from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. His most recent research focused on the relationships between religion, pluralism, and the post-secular public sphere in contemporary political theory and was funded through a postdoctoral studies scholarship from the Hellenic State Scholarships Foundation (IKY) co-financed by the European Union (European Social Fund–ESF) and Greek national funds. He has published articles in Greek, in French, and in English and his main research interests are in the fields of moral philosophy, contemporary political and social theory, Critical theory and the theory of communicative action.


Spyridon Kaltsas holds a PhD in Philosophy from the University of Paris-Sorbonne (Paris IV). He received his BA in Philosophy, Department of Philosophy, Pedagogy and Psychology, and his MA in Political Science and Sociology, Department of Political Science and Public Administration, from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens.

Research interests
  • Contemporary Practical Philosophy
  • Moral Philosophy
  • Social Theory
  1. With Gerasimos Karoulas, Yiannis Karayiannis and Fani Kountouri. 2022. “The Political Discourse of the Church of Greece during the Crisis: An Empirical Approach.” Religions 13 (4): 273.
  2. “The Dialectics of Conviction and Responsibility in Adorno’s Critique of Morality.” Philosophia: Yearbook of the Centre for the Study of Hellenic Philosophy 51: 21-34.
  3. “Public Sphere and Religious Argument in Post-Secular Society.” Greek Political Science Review 46: 18-47 (in Greek).
  4. “Habermas, Taylor, and Connolly on Secularism, Pluralism, and the Post-Secular Public Sphere.” Religions 10 (8): 460.
  5. « Raison pratique et responsabilité: La responsabilité comme phronesis et les limites de l’herméneutique philosophique », Proceedings of the XXIII World Congress of Philosophy, Vol. 12, Ethics, Fédération Internationale des Sociétés de Philosophie (FISP) – Greek Philosophical Society – Philosophy Documentation Center, 361-367.
  6. 2017. “Postmetaphysical Thinking and Religion: Practical Reason, Solidarity, and the Dialogue between Religion and Philosophy as a Political Task.” The Greek Review of Social Research 148: 75-103 (in Greek).
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