Ethics and Politics
Contemporary Political Philosophy I
Dionysis Drosos graduated from the Department of Economic Sciences, University of Athens, 1979. He concluded his postgraduate studies at the University Paris VIII (Vincennes), 1982. He received his doctorate from Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences, Athens, 1990, with a thesis The Conception of Work and the Constitution of Society in the Critique of the Political Economy. From 1990 until 1993, he worked as contracted Lecturer at the Department of Political Economy, University of Crete. In 1994, he was appointed as Assistant professor of Moral Philosophy at the Department of Philosophy, Education and Psychology of the University of Ioannina. He was elected Associate professor in 2007, and Professor in 2012 at the same department. Since September 2017 he is Professor of Moral Philosophy at the Department of Political Sciences of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.
His areas of interest and research are: Moral and Political Philosophy, Philosophy of the Enlightenment, Scottish Enlightenment, Neoliberalism, Moral Foundations of Political Economy.
He has published:
The Market and the State in Adam Smith. A Critique of the Foundations of Neoliberalism (in Greek), Foundation Sakis Karageorgas, Athens, 1994.
Virtues and Interests. The British Moral Philosophy Debate on the Threshold of Modernity , Savalas Publishers.-Foundation Sakis Karageorgas, Athens, 2008.
Adam Smith, Theory of Moral Sentiments [Translation, Introduction, Comments]. Papazisis Publishers, Athens, 2011.
The Gentle Commerce of Sympathy. Civilized Society and Moral Community in the Scottish Enlightenment. (in Greek), Nisos Publishers, Athens 2016.
He has been publishing papers in reviews such as: Θέσεις, Αξιολογικά, History of Economic Ideas, Philosophy, Culture, and Traditions. A Journal of the World Union of Catholic Philosophical Societies, Adam Smith Review, Cosmos And Taxis. Studies in Emergent Order and Organization, Eighteenth- Century Scotland. The Newsletter of the Eighteenth- Century Scottish Studies Society, Journal of the History of Economic Thought.
Since 2012 he runs the Mediterranean Society for Enlightenment Studies.