Born in Athens in 1958. Graduate studies in Law at the University of Athens, postgraduate studies in History of Institutions and Social Facts at Paris II - Pantheon Sorbonne, doctoral studies in Jurisprudence at the University of Freiburg. Ass. Prof. at the University of Freiburg, Assoc. Prof. at the Philosophy Dpt. of the University of Patras. Carl-von-Rotteck Award (Freiburg 1992), European Award for Legal Theory 1994 (European Academy of Legal Theory Brussels). Fields of teaching and research: Philosophy and Theory of Law, Applied Ethics - Bioethics, Moral and Political Philosophy, Human Rights and Democracy Theory.