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Education:
  • B.A.: Department of Mathematics, University of Athens
  • M.A.: Philosophy and History of Science and Technology in the joined program of the Department of Philosophy and History of Science, University of Athens and the School of Applied Mathematics and Physical Sciences, National Technical University of Athens
  • PhD: in the joined program of the Department of Philosophy and

           History of Science, University of Athens and the School of Applied Mathematics and

           Physical Sciences, National Technical University of Athens

  • Postdoctoral fellowship from the Greek State Scholarships

           Foundation: Research on Implicit Definitions and a priori knowledge




Research interests:

Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic,      Analytic Metaphysics,        Philosophy of Science
 




Selected publications:

(PhD thesis) A critical investigation of the argumentation of Neofregeanism/Neologicism on the ontological status of numbers as objects and the origins of arithmetical knowledge






Papers:

Christopoulou, D.(2015)  "Dealing with Quine's “wolf”:  is 2nd order logic ontologically committal?" Philosophical Inquiry, 39, 1, 63-80





Christopoulou, D. (2013) "How Hermann Weyl Could Deal with Paul Benacerraf's (1973) Challenge to Realism?", Philosophy Study, vol.3 (8) 529-537



Christopoulou, D. (2013) “On the synthetic content of implicit definitions”,



Christopoulou, D. (2012) "Two German philosophers of mathematics, two epistemological traditions: Frege and Weyl on abstraction",
Proceedings, 5th International Conference, European Society for the History of Science



Christopoulou, D. (2011) “On a double aspect of numbers as universals and 
Objects”, Logic and Philosophy of Science, Vol. IX, No 1, 229-245





Christopoulou, D. (2010) “Identity criteria in Metaphysics of abstract objects”, Defcalion, 224-258 (in Greek)


Christopoulou, D. (2009) "Carnap’s conditionals as implicit definitions of the meaning of scientific terms: the conflict between Horwich and Hale & Wright" Proceedings of the 5th Greek Conference on History, Philosophy and Teaching of Physical Sciences, Cyprus, Juhn 2009 (in Greek)



Christopoulou, D. (2007) "Hartry Field on Contingent Nominalism"Mathematical Review, Vol. 67, 46-62 (in Greek)



Christopoulou, D. (2000) “Paul Benacerraf and the epistemic challenge to mathematical Realism”, Defcalion, 2000, 18/1, 45-70, (in Greek)
 










With S. Psillos

Psillos, S.& Christopoulou, D. (2009) "The A Priori: Between Conventions and Implicit Definitions". In Nikola Kompa, Christian Nimtz, Christian Suhm (eds.), The a priori and its role in philosophy, Mentis, 205-220


Christopoulou, D. & Psillos, S. (2008) “The concept of number and the number of a concept: an analysis of Frege’s Grundlagen“, Noesis, 3, 79-114 (in Greek)

           

         Χριστοπούλου, Δ. και Ψύλλος, Σ. (2005) «Νεο-λογικισµός: Προβλήµατα και Προοπτικές»,  Νεύσις, 14,    152-73



 
          


           With D. Anapolitanos


          Anapolitanos, D. and Christopoulou, D. (2016)Αristotle on the infinite and the continuous” forthcoming in the Proceedings of the


          World Congress of Philosophy (WCP 2016). The Philosophy of Aristotle.

 








 
 
 
BOOK REVIEW D CHRISTOPOULOU

Bonjour, L.  (1998) In defense of Pure Reason: A rationalist account of a priori justification, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press
Νεύσις   10   (2001),    206-213
 
 








          Book in Greek

            Christopoulou, D.  (2017)   P. Benacerraf's dilemmas, Athens, Okto





 
International Conferences:

1. Workshop: A Priori knowledge and Implicit Definitions, Freie University, Berlin, Semptember 2006

2. 17th Novembertagung Conference, University of Edinburgh
Science Studies Unit, Edinburgh, 3-4 November 2006

3. 21th Symposium Logica, Institute of Philosophy, Czech Republic
18-22 June 2007

4. BSPS (British Society for the Philosophy of Science Annual 
Conference), University of Bristol, 5-6 July 2007

5. Joint Session of the Aristotelian Society and the Mind Association, 
University of Bristol, 6-8 July 2007

6. 1st Conference of the European Philosophy of Science Association 
(EPSA), Madrid, 14-17 Nοvember 2007

7. ECAP6, European Congress of Analytic Philosophy, Krakow, 21-25 
August 2008

8. Joint Session of the Aristotelian Society and the Mind Association, 
University of East Anglia, Norwich, 10-12 July 2009

9. Joint Session of the Aristotelian Society and the Mind Association 
Sussex University, 7-9 July 2011

10. 3rd Conference of the European Philosophy of Science Association 
(EPSA), University of Athens, 5-7 Οctober 2011

11. 5th International Conference, Society for the History of Science, Athens, 2012

12. Conference “The Analysis of theoretical terms”, Mathematical Philosophy Center, Ludwig Maximilians Universitat, Mόnchen, April 2013 (as invited speaker)


Selected papers delivered:

“Janus’ face of natural numbers”
“Abstraction Principles and Discovery”
"Ramseyfying implicit definitions”
“On the synthetic content of implicit definitions”
“On a double aspect of numbers as universals and objects”
“Implicitly defining mathematical terms”
“Benacerraf’s challenge to ethical realism” (with S. Virvidakis)
“The a priori: between conventions and implicit definitions” (with S. Psillos)


Courses:

Courses in the Philosophy Department, University of Patras (2007-2013) :
  • Logic (Propositional and Predicate Logic)
  • Philosophical Logic
  • Philosophy of Science
  • Metaphysics
  • Epistemology
  • Modality and possible worlds
  • Issues of Medieval Philosophy
Courses in the University of Athens:

Department of History and Philosophy of science
(2008-2010): Philosophy of mathematics

Department of Mathematics (2007-2009): Epistemology of Mathematics

Courses in the Panteion University:
Department of Psychology (2007-2008): History of Ideas



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