ISSN: 2459-413X (print)
 ISSN: 2732-7507 (on-line)

13th  issue

Thomas Hobbes 
Individualism, Freedom, Sovereignty 
Kyriakos Demetriou, 
A Note on Hobbes’s Thucydides, p. 9 
The Byzantine cosmopolis beyond western liberalism, p. 33 
Nick Tsampazis, 
Τhe cognitive grounds of Hobbes’ Leviathan, p. 63 
Elias Vavouras, 
Hobbes' hedonism in front of classical hedonism 
and the free market 's way out, p. 85 
Philosophical Notes on Hobbes 
International Anarchy Reconsidered: 
Hobbes and International Relations, p. 115 
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Basiliki Sioufa, 
Alasdair Macintyre: A Critic Of Modernity, p. 127 

Georgios E. Skoulas - Despoina Skoula,  
The World Crises in Hegel’s Dialectic Thinking & the Current Contradictions Confronted Europe, p. 141 
The Byzantine icon as an expression of the composition of the “Beautiful” with the “Sublime”, p. 155 
Philosophical Notes 
From the Orphic texts to the Homeric Epics and to the Dramatic Poetry: The appearance of the Reasonable Man, p. 173 
Kyriakos Manolis, 
The role of school leadership in relation to conflict management at school. A survey based upon five empirical researches, p. 189 
Nilachal Mishra, 
The Buddhist Philosophy: A brief Study, p. 199

12th  issue


  William H.F. Altman,
Ernst Tugendhat and Leo Strauss: 
The Use and Abuse of Socratic Ignorance, p. 9 
J. Edgar Bauer, 
Leo Strauss and the Challenges of Sex, p. 29 

Panagiotis Christias, 
Jerusalem and Athens against Rome 
Leo Strauss’ critique of Edmund Burke’s political logic, p. 109 

Kyriakos Demetriou,  
The logical status of history and the paradoxes of historicism, p. 145
 Robert Howse,  
Law’s diversity: A reading of the Platonic Minos, p. 163
 Spiros Makris,  
Philosophy as a way of life and the nature of the political: 
The ‘problem of Socrates’ in Leo Strauss’ thought, p. 189 
Colin D. Pearce, 
Enlightenment, modernity and democracy:  
Leo Strauss, H. L. Mencken and the new political science, p. 211 
Nick Tsampazis,  
Rousseau, Leo Strauss, and Denaturalization, p. 227 
Elias Vavouras,  
The Machiavellian reality of Leo Strauss, p. 249 
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Philosophical Notes
George Bifis, 
The City and the Philosopher: Leo Strauss revisits Plato, p. 287
 Montserrat Herrero - Miguel Vatter, 
Leo Strauss and Carl Schmitt, p. 297 
 Konstantina Konstantinou, 
Leo Strauss’ The Argument and the Action of Plato’s Laws: 
A critique on Plato, legislation and the problem of political authority, p. 307 
Spiros Makris,  
Towards a Political Theology of World Politics, p. 321 
Pedro Valdés Guía 
Command in war: 
Operational conduct of war and political control of military operations, p. 347





11th  issue



     J. Edgar Bauer,  
Forrest Bess and the hermaphroditic fulfilment, p. 9
Markos Dendrinos - Anna Griva,
 Impact of the Platonic work Definitiones on the work of Kairis Θεοσοφικαὶ Γνῶμαι καὶ Ὑποθῆκαι  
Θεοσεβικὰ Ἀναγνώσματα, p. 65
Charis Papacharalambous, 
Other’s Caress and God’s Passing By. 
Levinas Encountering Heidegger, p. 77  
Antonis D. Papaoikonomou, 
Jean Baudrillard’s philosophy about revolution as finality, p. 95
Rina Avinash Pitale Puradkar, 
Yoga as psychotherapy: 
An Alternative and complimentary Solution. p. 105
Triantafyllos Sermetis, 
Freedom of Consciousness in Sartre, p. 117
George E. Skoulas - Despina G. Skoulas,
 Modern Societies: Politics & Communication
In the Critical Thinking of Jurgen Habermas, p. 129 
Christos Athan. Terezis, 
From definition to the prefiguration (?) 
of the ontological theory of “Ideas” 
in the Platonic dialogue Laches:  Case study (189e-192d), p. 155 
Amita Valmiki,  
Resuscitate Gandhi’s Approach  
Towards the Marginalized, p. 173

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Philosophical Notes
Leandro Losada - Eugenia Mattei  
Interview about the book Maquiavelo en Argentina,
  Usos y lecturas, 1830-1940, p. 185 
Nilachal Mishra, 
 The Philosophy of Bhagavad Gītā, p. 195 
Lampros I. Papagiannis,  
Medieval Islamic Political Thought  
and Modern Leadership, p. 205 
Michail Theodosiadis,  
Byzantine Matters by Averil Cameron, p. 211 
Evi Zacharia, 
 Discussion with Boethius’s De consolatione philosophiae
(The Consolation of Philosophy), p. 223




10th  issue


Wojciech J. Burszta - Michał Rydlewski, 
Narcissism - Authenticity - Atopy 
Digital Faces of a New Man, p. 9 
Angelo J. Corlett, 
Ethics without God, p, 41
Helen Gerousi,  
Historical Progress and Slavery 
 in the Thought of Condorcet, p. 51
Justin Humphreys, 
Aristotle on Imagining and Wishing, p. 65
Anna Kelesidou, 
The Notion of Justice in the Republic and our Need for a “Cure of Platonism, p. 79
Dimitris Kiritsis, 
Economic Globalization, Society and Education, p. 87
Voula Lambropoulou, 
A Philosopher is Dancing, p. 101  
Vasileios Syros,  
The Origins of Social Life and Justice in Early Modern 
Islamic Political Philosophy, p. 113 
* * *
Philosophical Notes
 Charlie Bloedorn 
Singer’s Failure of the Animal Welfare Movement, p. 145
Demetra Christopoulou, 
Philosophical Images, Narrations and Schemas, p. 155



9th  issue



 Charalampos Apostolopoulos,

“Returning to yourself” as a healing transformation of the deficient nature of habitual man in the homilies of Gregory of Nyssa on the Our Father, p. 9

J. Edgar Bauer, 

Adam the Hermaphrodite and the Liberatory Aims of the Stonewall Era, p. 29

Spiros Makris,

Free Speech and Democracy in the ‘post-Totalitarian era’ The neo-Aristotelian and neo-republican lesson from Hannah Arendt, p. 93

Nilachal Mishra,

The Philosophy of Kahopaniad, p. 129 

Yiorgos Moraitis,

The negatively dialectical character  of Jean-Jacques Rousseau’s political philosophy: transgressing the liberal notion  of the political power, p. 137

Rina Avinash Pitale Puradkar,

Yoga philosophy:A potential tool for positive thinking, p. 163

Triantafyllos Sermetis,

The Concept of Power in Foucault, p. 173 

Elias Vavouras,

The political philosophy as a precondition and completion
of political economy in the
Ways and Means of Xenophon, p. 183


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Philosophical Notes

Efstratia Oktapoda,

On the Origin of Species by Means of Civilization or Preservation  of Favoured Races in the Cooperation for Life (Konstantinos Maritsas, 2019), p. 201



8th  issue



J. Edgar Bauer,
"Mein Feld ist die Welt": On Magnus Hirschfeld's Conception
 of Exilic Nomadism and the Origins of Sexual Ethnology, p. 7

Spiros Makris,
The concept of terror
in Jean Baudrillard’s social ontology, p. 49

Lampros I. Papagiannis,
Han Fei Zi & Machiavelli;
a comparison of the political and moral
views under the prism of the 21st century, p. 67

Antonis D. Papaoikonomou,
The epistemological basis of Mathematics:
A discovery or an Invention?, p. 77

Rina Avinash Pitale Puradkar,
Philosophy of Yoga and Ayurveda: A Parallel, p. 87

Triantafyllos Sermetis,
The Vital Momentum and Morality in Henri Bergson, p. 97

Amita Valmiki,
Reconciliation of Gandhi-Ambedkar
Debate through Gadamer’s Hermeneutics, p. 113

Elias Vavouras,
The platonic proof of the immortality
of the soul with three arguments: a) the argument of anamnesis,
b) the argument of the opposites, c) the argument of similarity
Meno 80a-86c and Phaedo 70e-80e, p. 127

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Philosophical Notes

Nilachal Mishra,
Śankarācārya and his Philosophy, p. 143


7th  issue

Vassilios Betsakos,
Imitation and learning
Learning and pleasure, Aristotle, Poetics 4, p. 7

Chengwen Mou,
On Rule Consciousness and Thought Reform, p. 29

Vasilis Dimopoulos,
The nietzschean friendship
as the closeness of distance, p. 41

Indoo Pandey Khanduri,
Contemporary Relevance
of Descartes’ Nine Virtues, p. 61

Antonis D. Papaoikonomou, 
Conceptual alternations of the notion of hegemony: 
from Gramsci’s interpretation to post-hegemony, p. 85

Rina Avinash Pitale Puradkar,
Feministic Approach
in Phule’s Philosophy of Education, p. 99

Amita Valmiki,
Phenomenology as a Method
in Jaspers’ Psychopathology, p. 111

Dimitrios A. Vasilakis,
Proclus on the First Alcibiades:
From Platonic Eros to Aristotelian Friendship, p. 123

Spiros Makris,
The spectrality of Democracy
From post-foundational political thought to the Levinasian ethics
Some critical reflections on the question of ‘the political’ in late modernity, p. 135

Philosophical Notes

George  Ch. Koumakis,
(Plat. Polit., VI 509 b 9-10), p. 155


6th  issue


Panos Eliopoulos - Christopher Vasillopulos,

Aristotle and Hobbes

on the rationality of civic friendship, p. 7

Gerasimos Kakoliris,

Jacques Derrida and René Schérer

on Hospitality, p. 23

Dimitris Kiritsis,

Social educational inequalities:

The first advocacy of ¨education for all¨
in Plato’s theory
Sociological and philosophical approach, p. 43

Sotiria A. Triantari,
Rhetoric-Communication and communicative skills
in facing bullying and marginalization in school environment, p. 61

Elias Vavouras,
Political and economic philosophy
in Xenophon's Oeconomicus, p. 85


5th  issue



  Anna Lazou,
Eros & Orchesis, p. 9

Fernanda Lemos de Lima,
Sacrifices, prayers: theurgic rites
with metaphysical meanings to achieve the divine:
a brief inquire on Book V of Iamblichus De Mysteriis, p. 27

Smaragda Papadopoulou,
The Power of Persuasion
in Learning Greek as a Foreign Language:
from Ancient Greece to Contemporary Rhetorics, p. 43

Kostas Theologou,
Les aspects de la langue, de la technologie
et des les institutions comme constitutifs de l’infomatisation:
leurs implications aux domaines d’emploi et de l’éducation, p. 55

Elias Vavouras,
The medical science as philosophy
 of the human nature, p. 85

Philosophical Notes

Athanasios Ziakas,
Philo and stoicism:
their convergence in the issue of slavery, p. 97

4th  issue


Alexandra Deligiorgi,
Rethinking the Arendtian Approach
of the Kantian Critique of Judgment, p. 9

Panagiotis Doikos,
Le cinéma et la transcendance, p. 33

Gerasimos Kakoliris,
Jacques Derrida’s Deconstruction of Western Metaphysics:
The Early Years, p. 43

George  Ch. Koumakis,
Die Einheit und die Vielheit des Socrates
(Plat. Parm., 129 c-d), p. 63

Dimitris I. Papadis,
Der eigentliche Sinn von κοινή αἴσθησις, p. 73

Georgios E. Skoulas - Despina G. Skoulas,
The One-Dimensional Society and its Possible
Negations in Herbert Marcuse’s Thinking, p. 79

Elias Vavouras,
Nietzsche and Castoriadis’s Anaximander, p. 105

Philosophical Notes

Alexantra Dotsika,

Truth and falsity in De Anima and the Simplicius interpretation, p. 117

3nd  issue


Charalampos Apostolopoulos,
Gregor von Nyssa:
Sinn des Hohenliedes
sei die Vergeistigung des Menschen, p. 7

Maria Daskalaki, Martin Doerr,
Philosophical background-assumptions
in digitized knowledge representation systems, p. 17

Grigorios Karafillis,
The Pragmatic Conception of Truth
according to William James, p. 29

George  Ch. Koumakis,
Platons Phaidros nach Josef Derbolav, p. 45

Anna Lazou,
Individual and Society
According to Adam Smith and Karl Marx:
From the Critique of Classical Political Economy
To the Critique of Human Nature, p. 77

Athanassios Sakellariadis,
Aristotle on sense-perception: readings and remarks, p. 91

Stanley Sfekas,
The aristotelian foundations of “The use of knowledge”, p. 101

Philosophical Notes

Kerasenia Papalexiou,
The outline of the book, Plato’s Theaetetus,  
Plato’s Theory of Knowledge, p. 111

2nd  issue


Alexandra Deligiorgi,

De l’idée kantienne du sensus communis

au dissensus des phrases des différends

chez J.-Fr. Lyotard, p. 7

David Hoinski - Ron Polansky,

Aristotle on Beauty in Mathematics, p. 37

Iordanis Koumasidis,

From mass culture to networking speech

From Frankfurt school to Foucault and Postmodern, p. 65

George Moraitis,

Liberty, Sovereignty, Property

and their Materialistic Limits in Hobbes’ Leviathan, p. 81

Anthony Preus,

Aristotle’s Theory of Citizenship in Context, p. 115

Thomas Symeonidis,

Ethics or Aesthetics?

Aesthetic form and the law of the other, p. 141

Elias Vavouras,

Five philosophical notes on Xenophon’s Hiero, p. 151


Philosophical Notes


Dimitris Vardoulakis,

Freedom from the Free Will

On Kafka’s Laughter, p. 169

 1st  issue


Panagiotis Doikos,
La logique de la connaissance visionnaire et l'ambiguïté de l' imagination, p. 7

Christos C. Evangeliou,
The Unifying Function of Nous  in Aristotle’s Philosophy, p. 39

Grigorios Karafillis - Maria Veneti,
Human Nature and Learning in Plato and Locke, p. 61

Stergios Mitas,
Les origines du mal et les limites du droit
Égoïsme humain et philosophie juridique, p. 77

Stefanos Rozanis,
On Two Statements by Theodore Adorno, p. 87

Demitrios Tzortzopoulos,
Hegels Konzeption der Philosophie, p. 97

Elias Vavouras,
Hobbes against Democracy, p. 105

In honour of Professor Konstantinos Despotopoulos

Christos C. Evangeliou,
A philosophical poem: Philosophy, p. 121


The Dia-noesis: A Journal of Philosophy is now accepting submissions for the issue 11. The deadline for submissions is September 30th 2021. Submissions must be in English.
Submissions may be in the form of (1) academic papers, (2) book reviews. Successful authors will be published in both the online and printed edition of the Journal.

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* For philosophical texts: Hobbes, De CiveΧ, 16 - Plat. Resp. 343c.
For books: Lloyd S. A., 2009: 289-294 or Lloyd S. A., Morality in the Philosophy of Thomas HobbesCases in the Law of Nature, Cambridge University Press, 2009, pp. 289-294.
For articlesRanson S., ''Towards the learning society'', Education Management and Administration, 20: 2, 1992, pp. 68-79.
* For chapters within books Ball S. J., (ed.), 1990: 75-78 or Hoskin K., ''Foucault under examination: the crypto-educationalist unmasked'', in: Ball S. J., (ed.) Foucault and Education, Routledge, London 1990, pp. 75-78.

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For books: Barnett R., The Limits of Competence: Knowledge, Higher Education and Society. Buckingham 1994: The Society for Research into Higher Education.
For articles: Ranson S., ''Towards the learning society'', Education Management and Administration, 20: 2, 1992, pp. 68-79.
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