Spyridon Rangos

  • CHS Associate in Hellenic Studies. Member of the CHS Greece "Pre-doctoral Fellowships in Hellenic Studies" Academic Committee
    • Professor of Ancient Greek Literature and Philosophy at the University of Patras

Spyridon Rangos is Professor of Ancient Greek Literature and Philosophy in the University of Patras (Greece), Director of a Graduate Program, and the President of the European Society for Ancient Philosophy. He has been educated as a classical scholar and historian of ideas in the University of Athens, the University of Cambridge, where he took his Ph.D., the École Pratique des Hautes Études (Paris), and Princeton University. His research interests focus on the interrelationships between philosophy and religion, and the history of metaphysics in Greek antiquity. He has published extensively on topics ranging from Alcman’s cosmogony and Empedocles’ notion of the divine, to Plato’s “sudden moment”, Aristotle’s Metaphysics, and Proclus’ approach to poetry and myth. His new book Θαυμάζειν – Ἀπορεῖν – Φιλοσοφεῖν : The Beginning of Philosophy and Philosophy as a Beginning in the Classical Era will be published shortly by the National Bank of Greece Cultural Foundation.

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