Stavrianeas Stasinos
Επίκουρος Καθηγητής
  • 2004-1998     Phd thesis in Philosophy: ‘‘Nature and Essence in Aristotle’s Logical and Biological Works’’ Philosophy Department University of Edinburgh.
  • 1998-1997    Master of Science Degree in Philosophy, Philosophy Department University of Edinburgh
  • 1990-1996    Ptychion(MA) in Social Sciences & Philosophy, University of Crete
Selected Puclications


  1. (In preparation) Translation and commentary of Aristotle's Parts of Animals, Nissos Publishing house (Athens). The volume is due to appear in 2013. 


  1. (2015) ''Νature as a principle of change'' in M. J Leunissen (ed) Aristotle's Physics': A Critical Guide Cambridge University Press.
  2. (2009) ‘Spontaneous Generation in Aristotle’s Biology’, Rhizai: A Journal of Ancient Philosophy and Science,Number V, Issue 2 (December 2009) pp. 303-338.
  3. (2008) ‘O Ορισμός και το Πεδίο του Αυτόματου στα 2ο Βιβλίο των Φυσικών’ [The definition and the domain of Spontaneity in Aristotle’s Physics II].Δευκαλίωντόμος 26/τεύχος 1, Ιούνιος 2008: 5-44.
  4. (2005) ‘‘Η ενότητα τωντελεολογικώνεξηγήσεωνστα βιολογικάέργα τουΑριστοτέλη’’ [‘‘The unity of teleological explanation in Aristotle’s biological works], Υπόμνημα 3 (2005): 31-59.
  5. (2004) ‘‘Aristotle’s Concept of Nature in the Physics’’in Philosophiegeschichte und LogischeAnalyse, vol.7 (2004): 27-51.
  6. ‘Wholes and Parts in Aristotle’s Metaphysics V: The case of universal wholes as ontological predicates’’, Philosophical Inquiry (2005).vol. XXVII Winter-Spring: 129-155.
Research interests

Ancient Philosophy, especially Plato and Aristotle.Metaphysics, Epistemology, Philosophy of Biology.

  • Aristotle: Epistemology and Metaphysics
  • Readings in Ancient Philosophy: Aristotle’s Parts of Animals
  • Plato and Aristotle on the Soul
  • Natural philosophy and science in ancient Greek thought
  • Logic - Critical reasoning


  • Themes in ancient philosophy: Epistemology and Metaphysics
  • Aristotle Physics
Contact Hours

Wednesday 15:00-17:00 & Thrusday 11:00-12:00