Pagondiotis Costas
Επίκουρος Καθηγητής
Education
  • BA: Mechanical Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Greece 1990.
  • MA: Graduate program on Philosophy and History of Science and Technology, Department of Applied Mathematics and Physical Sciences, National Technical University of Athens, Greece, 1997.
  • PhD: Graduate program on Philosophy and History of Science and Technology, Department of Applied Mathematics and Physical Sciences, National Technical University of Athens, Greece, 2002.
Selected Publications

Dissertation

Pagondiotis, C.: The Problem of Mental Representations in Cognitive Science: Towards a Non-representational Description of Mental Phenomena (in Greek). PhD Thesis. Department of Applied Mathematics and Physical Sciences, NTUA, 2002.

Edited Volumes

  • Pagondiotis, C., Kindi, V. (eds.) The Cognitive penetrability of sensory perception (in Greek), Noisis, 6, 2010.
  • Pagondiotis, C. (ed.) Perception & Action (in Greek), Defkalion, 29, 2012.

Papers (Selection)

  • Pagondiotis, C.: "Is There a Language of Thought?" (in Greek) in Kati, D., Kondili, M. & Nikiforidou, K. (eds.), Language and Mind: Scientific and Philosophical Approaches, Athens: Alexandria, 1999, pp. 61-91.
  • Pagondiotis, C.: "The Problem of the Construction of Mathematical Concepts in Kant" (in Greek), Defkalion 19, 2001, pp. 5-25.
  • Pagondiotis, C. & Petrounakos, S. "First Person and Thought Insertion" (in Greek), Defkalion 20, 2002, pp. 157-180.
  • Pagondiotis, C.: "Can Perceptual Content be Conceptual and Non-Theory-Laden?" in  Raftopoulos A. (ed.), Cognitive Penetrability of Perception: An Interdisciplinary Approach,  New York: Nova Science, 2005, pp. 165-180.
  • Vosniadou S., Pagondiotis, C., Deligianni, M.: "From the Pragmatics of Classification Systems to the Metaphysics of Concepts," review of Sorting Things Out: Classification and its Consequences by Geoffrey C. Bowker and Susan Leigh Star and Concepts: Where Cognitive Science Went Wrong by Jerry A. Fodor, The Journal of the Learning Sciences, 14, 2005, pp. 115-125.
  • Pagondiotis, C.: "A Defense of Direct Perception" (in Greek), Topika, XI, 2006, pp. 123-139.
  • Pagondiotis, C.: "McDowell’s Transcendental Empiricism and the Theory-Ladenness of Experience." Teorema, XXV/1, 2006, pp. 101-114. (the volume includes John McDowell’s response: McDowell, John, “Response to Costas Pagondiotis”, pp. 115-119).
  • Pagondiotis, C. & Petrounakos, S.: "Sense of Agency and the Naturalization of the Mental", Proceedings of the 21st World Congress of Philosophy, 2007.
  • Pagondiotis, C. & Virvidakis, S.: “Putnam’s Natural Realism” (in Greek), introduction to Hilary Putnam, Sense, Nonsense, and the Senses (translated in Greek by C. Pagondiotis), Ekkremes, 2010.
  • Pagondiotis, C. & Kindi, V. (eds.): The Cognitive penetrability of sensory perception, (in Greek)  Noisis, 6, 2010.
  • Pagondiotis, C. & Kindi, V.: “A historical examination of the problem of the cognitive penetrability of perception” (in Greek) in Pagondiotis, C. & Kindi, V.  (eds.), The Cognitive penetrability of sensory perception, Noisis, 6, 2010.
  • Pagondiotis, C.: “Unity of Conscioussness, Self-Conscioussness, and the Subjective Character of Mental States” (in Greek), Defkalion, 28/2, 2011, σσ. 75-86.
  • Pagondiotis, C.: "Noë on the dependence of perception on bodily action" (in Greek), Defkalion, 29, 2012.
  • Pagondiotis, C.: “Hallucination, Mental Representation, and the Presentational Character” in Macpherson, F. & Platchias, D. (eds.): Hallucination, MIT Press, 2013.
  • Pagondiotis, C.: "The Kantian Perspective" (in Greek) in A. Baltas & K. Stergiopoulos (eds): Philosophy and Sciences in the 20th Century, University of Crete Press, 2013.
  • Pagondiotis, C.: "Autonomy and Physicalism" (in Greek)  Noisis, 08, 2015.
  • Pagondiotis, C.: "Cognitive (Im)Penetrability of Vision: Restricting Vision vs.Restricting Cognition" in J. Zeimbekis & A. Raftopoulos (eds), Cognitive Penetrability, OUP, 2015.
  • Pagondiotis, C.: "Book review of the Greek translation of John McDowell: Mind and World (Translation in Greek: Thanos Samartzis). Athens: Crete University Press, 2013" (in Greek). Critica, 2017-01, <http://www.philosophica.gr/critica/2017-01.html>.
Other publications
Research interests

Costas Pagondiotis’ research interests include philosophy of mind, philosophy of perception, epistemology, philosophy of cognitive science, and philosophy of artificial intelligence.

Funded Research Projects
  1. Supervisor of  the C. Karatheodori Project - Support of Basic Research, University of Patras, 2009-2012. Project title: “The relation of perceptual experience to practical knowledge”.
  2. Supervisor of the Research Project: Moral Perception And Practical Knowledge. Main Researcher: Evgenia Mylonaki. Sponsored by the Greek General Secretariat for Research and Technology (2012 - 2014).
  3. Supervisor of the Research Project: "Types of Naturalism and Normativity". Main Researcher: Dionysis Christias. Sponsored by the Greek General Secretariat for Research and Technology (2017 - 2019).
Courses
  • Philosophy of Mind
  • Analytic Epistemology
  • Philosophy of Sensory Perception
  • Philosophy of Cognitive Science
  • John McDowell: Mind and World