Chara Kokkiou

Graduate Fellow 2021-2022

Center for Ethics
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Chara Kokkiou


PhD Dissertation

  • The Value of Compassion: A Comparative Study of Emotions in Aristotle and Rousseau (Submitted at Tulane University, July 2022).



  • Erôs, Song, and Philosophy in Plato: Toward a Synthesis of a Cultural Ideal. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2020.


Edited Volume

  • Beauty and Monstrosity in Art and Culture. Routledge (Edited volume; forthcoming, 2023).


Selected Articles

  • “Choral self-referentiality in the Prometheus Bound. Song, dance, and the emotions.” Logeion: A Journal of Ancient Theatre, 04/2015.
  • “The Aesthetics of Place in Plato’s Phaedrus.” Proceedings of the XXIII World Congress of Philosophy Vol.1, 11/2018.
  • “The construction of space in Plato’s Phaedrus: A Phenomenological Approach.” Collection of Essays in Honor of Lucia Athanassaki, edited by Myrto Aloumpi and Antonios Avgoustakis, Berlin; New York: DeGruyter (Forthcoming, 2022).
  • “Shame in Sartre: Plato’s Dialogues as Case Studies.” Sartre Studies International (Forthcoming, 2023).
  • “Natural Beauty and Mythical Beasts in Plato’s Phaedrus.” In Beauty and Monstrosity in Art and Culture, edited by Chara Kokkiou and Angeliki Malakasioti, Routledge. (Forthcoming, 2023).

Education & Affiliations

  • B.A. in Greek Philology, University of Athens
  • M.A. in Greek and Latin, University College London
  • Ph.D. in Classical Philology, University of Crete
  • Ph.D. in Philosophy, Tulane University