Ass. Prof. Dr. Georgia Tsouni

Gastwissenschaftlerin

University of Crete

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Frau Ass. Prof. Dr. Georgia Tsouni war im Sommersemester 2023 Gastwissenschaftlerin am Lehrstuhl für Klassische Philologie/Latinistik.

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Ass. Prof. Dr. Georgia Tsouni

Gastwissenschaftlerin

Raum 3.009

Rabinstraße 8

53111 Bonn

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Infos

Hellenistic and Roman Philosophy
Plato and the Platonist Tradition
Cicero
Aristotle’s Ethics and Politics
Ancient Doxographical Tradition
Philosophy and Literature

Studium und akademische Qualifikation:

  • 2006 -2010 Faculty of Classics, University of Cambridge (Newnham College)
    PhD in Classics (Ancient Philosophy) Submission Date: 05/2010, Graduation Date: 10/2010 Ph.D Thesis: 'Antiochus and Peripatetic Ethics'
    Supervisor: Prof. David Sedley
  • 1998 -2003 School of Philosophy, Department of Philology, National and
    Kapodistrian University of Athens B.A. (Ptychion) in Philology (Specialization Classical Studies),Graduation Mark: 8,23/10
  • 2002 Free University of Berlin, Department of Classical Philology
    Erasmus Scholarship

Wissenschaftlicher Werdegang:

  • 2020 -present Assistant Professor (tenure-track), Faculty of Letters, Department of Philology, University of Crete, Greece
  • 2021 Affiliated Teaching Staff, The Open University Cyprus, Studies in Greek
    Civilization, Cyprus
  • 2018 -2019 Research Associate, Institute of Philosophy, University of Basel (Chair of History of Philosophy), Switzerland
  • 2018-2019 Research Fellow, Center for Hellenic Studies, Harvard University, USA
  • 2012-2018 Lecturer (Assistentin), Institute of Philosophy, University of Bern
    (Chair of History of Philosophy), Switzerland
  • 2011-2012 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Philosophy, Central
    European University Budapest, Hungary
  • 2010-2011 Instructor, College Year in Athens- International Center for Hellenic
    and Mediterranean Studies, Greece
  • 2007-2010 Supervisor, Newnham College, University of Cambridge, UK

  • 2022-2024 Research Grant, University of Crete, Special Account for Research
    (ELKE), Project: Ideals of a Life According to Nature in Greco-Roman
    Thought, 12.000 Euros
  • 2021 Small-scale Research Grant, University of Crete, Special Account for
    Research (ELKE), Project: “Quellenforschung in Cicero’s Philosophical
    Dialogues”, 1500 Euros
  • 2018-2019 Research Fellowship, Center for Hellenic Studies, Harvard University
    (4,500 U.S. dollars funding)
  • 2018 Swiss-European Staff Mobility Grant for an Exchange as a Visiting
    Professor between the University of Crete and the University of Bern
  • 2017 Selected for participation in the COMET Career Program for
    outstanding female postdoctoral researchers, Office for Gender
    Equality, University of Bern
  • 2014 Interdisciplinary Workshop, The Reception of Aristotelian Ethics in
    Latin, Byzantine, Arabic and Hebrew Traditions. From Antiquity to
    the Middle Ages, University of Bern, Switzerland (8,000 CHF funding
    from the Intermediate Staff Association of the University of Bern and
    Bürgergemeinde Bern)
  • 2011-12 Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship, Central European University
    Budapest, Department of Philosophy (24,300 Euros, ‘The Human
    Project’ Research Grant, Hungarian National Office for Research and
    Technology, Principal Investigators: Prof. Gabor Betegh, Prof. Katalin
    Farkas)
  • 2011 Fondation Hardt pour l’étude de l’antiquité classique, Geneva, Award
    for a two-week research stay
  • 2007 Cesaresco and Corbett Summer Travel Award, Faculty of Classics,
    University of Cambridge
  • 2007 Jebb Fund, Faculty of Classics, University of Cambridge
  • 2006-2009 Fees-only Doctoral Award, Arts and Humanities Research Council for
    PhD Research at the Project ‘Greco-Roman Philosophy in the First
    Century BCE’, Faculty of Classics, University of Cambridge
    Doctoral Award, Greek State’s Scholarship Foundation
  • 2005-2006 Fellowship at Studienkolleg zu Berlin, Studienstiftung des
    Deutschen Volkes
  • 2002-2003 Erasmus Scholarship, Free University of Berlin

University of Crete, Department of Philology, Division of Classical Philology

  • 2022 Roman Political Thought, BA Seminar (in Modern Greek)
    Cicero. De Officiis Lecture Course (in Modern Greek)
    Lucretius, De Rerum Natura Lecture Course (in Modern Greek)
    Epicurus in Rome, BA Seminar (in Modern Greek)
  • 2021
    Seneca. Letters to Lucilius, BA Seminar (in Modern Greek)
    Latin I, Tutorial (in Modern Greek)
    Seneca. De Tranqullitate Animi Lecture Course (in Modern Greek)
    Political Theory and Practice in Cicero, MA Seminar (in Modern Greek)
  • 2020
    Latin I, Tutorial (in Modern Greek)
    Cicero. De Finibus Bonorum et Malorum, Lecture Course (in Modern Greek)
    Cicero. Tusculanae Disputationes, Lecture Course (in Modern Greek)
    Facing Death in Roman Philosophy, BA Seminar (in Modern Greek)
    The Open University Cyprus, Studies in Greek Civilization
  • 2021
    Ancient Greek Philosophy: From the Hellenistic Times to Byzantium (Distance Learning Lecture Course)

    University of Basel, Institute of Philosophy
  • 2019
    Hellenistic Ethical and Political Philosophy, BA Seminar (in German)
  • 2018
    Aristotle, Nicomachean Ethics, BA Seminar (in German)

    University of Bern, Institute of Philosophy
  • 2018
    Ancient Greek for Philosophers, BA Seminar (Introductory Ancient Greek language course for students of Philosophy) (in German)
    Aristotle Rhetoric, MA Seminar (in English)
  • 2017
    Aristotle Politics, MA Seminar (in English)
    Aristotle Politics I und III (together with Prof. R. King), BA Seminar (in German)
    Ancient Greek for Philosophers, BA Seminar (Introductory Ancient Greek language course for students of Philosophy) (in German)
    Introduction to Philosophical Writing, Tutorial (in German)
  • 2016
    Topics in Ancient Ethics, MA Seminar (in English)
    Stoic Ethical and Political Philosophy (together with Dr. David Machek), MA Seminar (in English)
    Ancient Greek for Philosophers, BA Seminar (Introductory Ancient Greek language course for students of Philosophy) (in German)
    Introduction to Philosophical Writing, Tutorial (in German)
  • 2015
    Justice in Ancient Philosophy, MA Seminar (in English)
    Cicero De Officiis, MA Seminar (in English)
    Ancient Greek for Philosophers, BA Seminar (Introductory Ancient Greek language course for students of Philosophy) (in German)
    Introduction to Philosophical Writing, Tutorial (in German)
  • 2014
    Classical Philosophy I, Lecture course (in German)
    Plato Meno, BA Seminar (in German)
    Ancient Political Theory, BA Seminar (in German)
    Introduction to Philosophical Writing, Tutorial (in German)
  • 2013
    Classical Philosophy I, Lecture course (in German)
    Aristotle Nicomachean Ethics, MA Seminar (in English)
    Cicero De Finibus, BA Seminar (in German)
    Introduction to Philosophical Writing, Tutorial (in German)
  • 2012
    Plato Phaedo, BA Seminar (in German)
    Introduction to Philosophical Writing, Tutorial (in German)

    College Year in Athens
  • 2011
    Conceptions of the Good Life: Introduction to Greek Ethics, Lecture course (in English)
  • 2010
    Introduction to Metaphysics, Lecture course (in English)

    Newnham College, University of Cambridge
  • 2007-2010
    Supervisions (small group teaching) for the Classics Tripos Papers on Plato, Aristotle and Hellenistic Philosophy and for Greek and Latin language papers

    Other Teaching Activities
    Instructor at the International Camp for Democratic Leadership, organized by Kallion Leadership, July 2022
    Instructor at the Summer School of Greek Philosophy, University of the Aegean, Samos, August


Monographien

Antiochus and Peripatetic Ethics, Cambridge Classical Studies, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2019, xi+233.



Weitere Veröffentlichungen

(forth.) ‘Peripatetic metriopatheia in Cicero’s Tusculanae Disputationes’, in: J. Warren and C.
Brittain (eds.), The Proceedings of the XVth Symposium Hellenisticum, Cambridge: Cambridge
University Press. (accepted August 2022)

(forth.) ‘Cicero and Academic scepticism in De Officiis’ in J. Müller and P. Brüllmann (ed.),
Cicero. De Officiis. Klassiker Auslegen. De Gruyter (accepted August 2022)

(forth.) ‘A Late Hellenistic reading of the Platonic Corpus: Antiochus and Alcibiades I’, in: O.
Alieva, D. Nails and H. Tarrant (eds.), The Making of the Platonic Corpus, Brussels: Brepols
Publishers. (accepted July 2022)

(forth.) ‘Athens’s Authority in Cicero’s Philosophical Works’, in: I. Deligiannis (ed.), Cicero in
Greece: Greece in Cicero, De Gruyter. (accepted June 2022)

(forth.) ‘Musonius’ That Women Too Should Study Philosophy’ for the Brill’s Companion to
Musonius Rufus, ed. by Liz Gloyn and John Sellars (accepted May 2022)

(forth.) ‘Homeric and Platonic Authority in Cicero’s Philosophical Works’, in: F. Renaud and
C.P. Manolea (eds.), Reassessing Homer in the Platonic Tradition, Brill. (accepted May 2022)

(forth.) ‘The Sage in Society: the Stoics on Appropriate Actions’, in: J. Klein and N. Powers (eds.),
The Oxford Handbook of Hellenistic Philosophy, Oxford: Oxford University Press. (accepted
August 2021)

(forth.) ‘Populism and Aristotelian Democracy’, in: C. Riedweg, R. Schmid and A.V. Walser
(eds.), Demokratie und Populismus in der griechischen Antike und heute, Beiträge zur
Altertumskunde, Berlin, Boston: De Gruyter. (accepted June 2021)

2023. ‘Conflict of Duties in Cicero’s De Officiis’, in: R. Woolf (ed.), The Cambridge Critical Guide
to De Officiis, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 42-60.

2021. ‘Auctoritas religionis kai philosophiki kritiki ston dialogo toy Kikerona De Natura Deorum’,
Praktika 10ou Synedriou Latinikon Spoudon, (Proceedings of the Tenth Greek Symposium of Latin
Studies), Athina: Kardamitsa, pp. 621-45. ISBN: 978-960-354-536-1

2019. ‘Political wisdom as the virtue of the ruler and the defense of democratic participation in
Aristotle’s Politics’ in Philosophie fü r die Polis. Akten des 5. internationalen Kongresses der
Gesellschaft fü r Antike Philosophie in Zü rich (6.–9. September 2016). Beiträge zur
Altertumskunde, Berlin, Boston: De Gruyter, 279-99. https://doi.org/10.1515/9783110664836

2018. ‘Academic and Peripatetic views on Natural and Moderate Passions and a Case of
Intertextuality in Plutarch’ Ploutarchos 15, 109-118. https://doi.org/10.14195/0258-655X_15_5

2018. ‘Protreptic and Philosophical Dialogue: Cicero’, in: O. Alieva, A. Kotzé, S. Van der
Meeren (eds.), When wisdom calls: Philosophical Protreptic in Antiquity, Brussels: Brepols
Publishers, 211-27. ISBN: 978-2-503-56855-3

2018. ‘The Emergence of Platonic and Aristotelian Authority in the First Century BCE’, in: J.
Bryan, R. Wardy and J. Warren (eds.), Authors and Authorities in Ancient Philosophy,
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 263-77. https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108186650

2017. ‘The Academy in Rome: Antiochus and his vetus Academia’, in: G. M. Müller und F. M. Zini
(hrsg.), Philosophie in Rom-Römische Philosophie?: Kultur-, literatur- und
philosophiegeschichtliche Perspektiven, Beiträge zur Alterumskunde vol. 358, Berlin, Boston: De
Gruyter, 139-49. https://doi.org/10.1515/9783110493108

2016. ‘Peripatetic Ethics in Stobaeus’, in: A. Falcon (ed.), The Brill’s Companion to the Reception
of Aristotle in Antiquity, Leiden: Brill, 120-37. ISBN: 978-90-04-26647-6

2012. ‘Antiochus on Contemplation and the Happy Life’, in: D. Sedley (ed.), The Philosophy of
Antiochus, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 131-150.
https://doi.org/10.1017/CBO9781139022774

2023. ‘Aristoteles Politika Buch VIII’, in: Hartmut Grimm, Melanie Wald-Fuhrmann und Felix
Wörner (hrsg.), Lexikon Schriften über Musik. Band 2, Schriften zur Musikästhetik, Max-Planck-
Institut für empirische Ästhetik, Frankfurt am Main, 57-59. ISBN-10: 3476025403

2022. ‘Κικέρων: ένας «θησαυρός» της ηθικής σκέψης της ελληνιστικής περιόδου’. Βιβλιοκρίσια
του Κικέρωνα, Τα όρια του Αγαθού και του Κακού (De Finibus Bonorum et Malorum), μτφρ. Γ.
Καραμανώλης, Ειρήνη Μητούση, εισαγωγή, επιμέλεια, σχόλια Γ. Καραμανώλης.
Πανεπιστημιακές Εκδόσεις Κρήτης, Ηράκλειο 2021, Athens Review of Books, Vol. 144, 55-57 (in
Modern Greek)

2019. Review of A. Dressler, Personification and the Feminine in Roman Philosophy (New York:
Cambridge University Press, 2016) in Journal of Roman Studies 109, 357-8.
https://doi.org/10.1017/S0075435819000820

2017. ‘Didymus’ Outline of Peripatetic Ethics, Household Management and Politics: An Edition
with Translation’, in: B. Fortenbaugh (ed.), Arius Didymus on Peripatetic Ethics, Household
Management, and Politics. Text, Translation, and Discussion. Rutgers University Studies in
Classical Humanities vol. XX, London: Routledge, 1-67. https://doi.org/10.4324/9780203703854

2016. Review of P. Schmitz. Cato Peripateticus. Stoische und Peripatetische Ethik im Dialog
(Berlin: De Gruyter 2014) in Sehepunkte. Rezensionsjournal für die Geschichtswissenschaften
16.7/8 (http://www.sehepunkte.de/2016/07/26387.html

2014. Review of Andrea Falcon’s Aristotelianism in the First Century BCE. Xenarchus of Seleucia,
(Cambridge University Press, 2012), Bryn Mawr Classical Review. (17.01.2014)

2012. Review of I. Ramelli’s and D. Konstan’s Hierocles the Stoic: Elements of Ethics, Fragments
and Excerpts (Society of Biblical Literature, 2009) in Bryn Mawr Classical Review. (04.03.2012)

‘Platonic eudaimonia from the Old Academy to Eudorus’, Lecture Series on the ERC Project ‘Not
Another History of Platonism. The Role of Aristotle’s Criticisms of Plato in the development of
ancient Platonism’, University of Leuven, April 2023

‘The Roman Stoics on bios and agriculture’, Séminaire de Philosophie Hellénistique et Romaine,
Université Paris Nanterre, March 2023


Commentator for M. Hatzimichali, Cycle de conférences Léon Robin, Platon et Aristote: De
l’Héritage à l’harmonisation, Centre Léon Robin, Paris, January 2023

"From Athens to Alexandria : Reconsidering the Prehistory of Neoplatonism (1st century BC-1st
Century AD)”, Project ‘Between Athens and Alexandria’, University of Crete, December 2022
‘Cicero’s Scepticism in De Officiis’, Workshop on De Officiis, LMU München, June 2022
‘Η ηθική συνείδηση στον Σενέκα’ Workshop ‘Νους, Ψυχή και Σώμα στην Αρχαία Φιλοσοφία’
University of Patras, May 2022

‘Cicero on the Authority of Plato and Homer’, International Society of Neoplatonic Studies
(ISNS) annual conference, Panel “The Plato-Homer Question in Antiquity: Philosophers and
Scholars” Athens, June 2021

‘Conscientia in Seneca’s Letters’, Departmental Colloquium, Department of Philology,
University of Crete, December 2020

‘Auctoritas religionis kai philosophiki kritiki ston dialogo toy Kikerona De Natura Deorum’ 10th
Panhellenic Congress of Latin Studies (online), Ioannina, September 2020

‘Populism and Aristotelian Democracy’, 1st International Conference, ‘Demokratie und
Populismus in der griechischen Antike und Heute’ Zentrum Altertusmwissenschaften
Universität Zürich, Zürich, February 2020

‘Xenocrates in Cicero’, 2nd International Workshop of ‘Project Academy’, Tübingen, November
2019

‘Common Themes in (Arius?) Didymus’ Outline of Peripatetic Ethics and [Archytas’]
Pseudopythagorica ethica’, IX Atelier of the project Pseudopythagorica Paris, May 2019

‘Gewissen und Pflichten im Stoizismus’, Kolloquium von Prof. G. Hindrichs, Institute of
Philosophy, University of Basel, March 2019

Invited talk at the graduate seminar on Cicero’s De Finibus, Yale university Department of
Classics (Graduate Program in Classics and Philosophy), February 2019
‘The Sage in Society and the Stoic notion of kathekon, Conference on Hellenistic Philosophy,
Colgate University U.S.A, August 2018

‘Citizens’ wisdom and the defence of moderate democracy in Aristotle’s Politics’, Colloquium
Political Philosophy, Prof. F. Cheneval, University of Zürich, April 2018

‘The Doxography of Academic epistemology at Sextus’ Against the Professors 7 and the notion
of enargeia’, Workshop ‘Metaphysics and Epistemology in Plato’s Academy’, Durham Centre for
Ancient and Medieval Philosophy, University of Durham, February 2018

‘Aristotle’s Reasonable Democratic Citizens’, Colloquium of Prof. C. Horn on Ethics and
Ancient Philosophy, University of Bonn, June 2017 and Colloquium of the Institute of
Philosophy, University of Bern, October 2017

‘Naturalness and Excessiveness of Emotions in Cicero and the Peripatetics’, Workshop ‘The
Good Life and the Art of Feeling’, University of Bern, June 2017

‘Retracing the Protrepticus in Cicero’s Philosophical Work’, Conference ‘Protreptic Strategies in
Aristotle’, Université Catholique de Louvain, March 2017

‘Acting out of Conscience in Stoicism: Some Examples from Cicero’, Workshop on Conscience,
University of Bern, December 2016

‘Heterodoxy and Tradition in the Hellenistic Peripatos’, Workshop ‘Heterodoxy and Tradition:
Conflict and Dialogue in Ancient Pagan and Christian Philosophy’, University of Freiburg,
Institute of Advanced Studies, April 2015

‘Comments from the Perspective of Ancient Philosophy on Sarah Buss’ paper Personal Ideals,
Moral Requirements, and the Ideal of Rational Agency’, Sarah Buss Workshop, University of
Bern, March 2015

‘Arguing from oikeiosis: Reading Aristotle’s Ethics in the First century BCE’, Princeton Classical
Philosophy Conference, Princeton University, December 2014

‘The Creation of Aristotelian Authority in the First Century BCE’, Conference ‘Authors and
Authorities in the First Century BCE’, Faculty of Classics, University of Cambridge, September
2014

‘Allusions to Plato and Aristotle in Antiochean Passages passages in Cicero’, Workshop ‘Reading
Philosophers: Allusion and Audience in Hellenistic and Early Imperial Philosophy’, University
of Freiburg, Institute for Advanced Studies, May 2014

‘Carneades’ Anti-Stoic Polemic and the Development of the Ethical Discourse in the Hellenistic
Period’, Conference ‘Strategies of Polemics in Greco-Roman Philosophy’, The Van Leer Institute,
Jerusalem, January 2014

‘Didymus’ Outline of Peripatetic Ethics: Remarks on a New Edition and Translation’, Rutgers
University Conference on Arius Didymus, New Jersey, September 2013

‘Cicero on the Natural Sources of Emotion’, ‘The Affective Sciences and Classical Antiquity’
Seminar Series, Swiss Center for Affective Sciences, Geneva, March 2013

‘Reconstructing an Old Tradition: The Peripatetic Academy of Antiochus of Ascalon’,
International Conference ‘Plato’s Academy: A Survey of the Evidence’, Athens, December 2012
‘Naturalistic Foundations of Ethics in Ancient Philosophy’, University of Bern, Departmental
Ethics Colloquium, October 2012

‘The argument from oikeiōsis in the Hellenistic Peripatos’, Hellenistic and Roman Philosophy
Seminar, École Normale Supérieure, Paris, January 2012

‘The Peripatetic Critique of the Stoic Idea of Indifferents in Cicero’, Workshop ‘Virtue between
Aristotle and the Stoics’, Centre Léon Robin-University of Sorbonne (Paris IV), January 2011
‘Vines as Humans: Nature and technē in Hellenistic Ethics’, Graduate Interdisciplinary Seminar,
Faculty of Classics, Cambridge, November 2009

‘Friendship and Justice: the Peripatetic Theory in Cicero’s Fin. 5.65-6’, Cambridge-Lille-Paris
Graduate Ancient Philosophy Seminar, Cambridge, May 2009

‘The Theory of Time in the Timaeus’, Workshop on Plato’s Timaeus, Charles University, Prague,
June 2006

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