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Konstantinos Grigoriadis


Title of Research:

Individual and Political Freedom: A critical approach on the liberal arguments against Athenian democracy

Brief overview of research topic:

The primary purpose of the research project is to examine and present a critical approach of the liberal arguments formulated by important thinkers in the 18th century and in the first decades of the 19th century against Athenian democracy. The fundamental aspects of the research project are related to the identification of democracy with despotism, the rejection of political freedom because of the actions of Jacobins and the examination of the liberal criticism against the political theory of Jean Jacques Rousseau.



BA in Philosophy/Education (Specialization in Philosophy), 2011-2015, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

MA in History of Philosophy, 2015-2018, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Msc in Political Theory, 2016-2017, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki


Research interests:

1)  Political philosophy with emphasis in democratic theory, theories of freedom and theories of social justice
2)  History of political thought
3)  History of democratic institutions and political systems
4)  Legal theory

Konstantinos Grigoriadis

Konstantinos is supervised by Dr Alfred Moore and Professor Monica Brito-Vieira

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