Konstantinos Th. Petsios was born in Ioannina, where
he completed his primary and secondary education. He read Political Sciences in
the Law School
of the University of Athens, and Philosophy at the University of Ioannina.
He studied at postgraduate level at the University Bamberg in Germany and in 1993 he was named a Doctor of
Philosophy at the University
of Ioannina. His doctoral
dissertation, which attained a grade of "Excellent", was titled "Philosophical concepts as
argumentative devices by the Attic orators". During his undergraduate and
post-graduate studies he was sponsored by scholarships granted by the Greek
State Scholarships Foundation. He is Associate Professor, in the field of History of Philoshophy : Ancient and Modern Greek Philosophy.
From 1993 to 1997, he
collaborated with the Academy of Athens (Research
Centre for Greek Philosophy); from 1995 to 1998, with the Institute of Neohellenic
Research of the National Hellenic Research Foundation; from 1998 to 2002, with the Hellenic Parliament; in 2004 with the Greek State Scholarships Foundation; and
from 2003 to 2005, with the Pedagogical
Institute. He is a member of the Hellenic
Philosophical Society, the Group for
Study of the Modern Greek Enlightenment and the Society of Epirotic Studies. He is also the Vice-Chairman at the
Board of Directors at the Foundation for
Studies of the Ionian and Adriatic Region.