Andreas Athanasakis

  • Pre-doctoral Fellow in Hellenic Studies 2022–23
    • PhD Candidate at the Department of Philosophy, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

Research topic during fellowship: The Platonic Forma Mundi Problem

Andreas Athanasakis is a PhD fellow in Philosophy at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. During his studies he received multidisciplinary training in fields like philosophy of science, epistemology, physical philosophy and mathematics. His research interests lie primarily in the relationship of archetypes, mathematics and physical philosophy from late antiquity up to early modernity, focusing on the platonic “forma mundi problem” and its impact on the Copernican revolution. His methodology is both systematic and historical. He has been awarded several fellowships among which from the Alexander S. Onassis Public Benefit Foundation and from the Hellenic Foundation for Research & Innovation. He has taught philosophy at the University of Athens and he has participated in several nationwide and international conferences/workshops presenting the results of his publications.