List of Contributors Preface - John Milbank Hellenism in Motion Introduction - Sotiris Mitralexis Part I POLIS Chapter One - Dionysios Skliris Christos Yannaras' Political Ontology: An Introductory Sketch Chapter Two - Jonathan Cole The Problematic of Greek Identity and Christos Yannaras' Quest for a Politics of Authentic Existence Chapter Three - Angelos Gounopoulos The Freedom of Relationship as the Ontological Foundation in Christos Yannaras' Political Theology Chapter Four - Paul Tyson Freedom and Necessity: Yannaras and the Global Struggle for Life Part II PHILOSOPHY Chapter Five - Deborah Casewell Loving in Relation to Nothing: On Alterity and Relationality Chapter Six - Sotiris Mitralexis Relation, Activity and Otherness in Christos Yannaras' Propositions for a Critical Ontology Chapter Seven - Marcello La Matina As for God, So for Sound: Engaging with Yannaras' Philosophy of Language Chapter Eight - Daniel Isai Yannaras' and Marion's Overcoming Onto-Theology: On the Way of St Dionysius the Areopagite Chapter Nine - Nikolaos Koronaios Education as Freedom: An Attempt to Explore the Role of Education through Christos Yannaras' Thought Part III ECCLESIA Chapter Ten - Andreas Andreopoulos In Conversation with Christos Yannaras: A Critical View of the Council of Crete Chapter Eleven - Brandon Gallaher Orthodoxy and the West: The Problem of Orthodox Self-Criticism in Christos Yannaras Chapter Twelve - Rowan Williams The Theology of Personhood: A Study of the Thought of Christos Yannaras Bibliography Index
Christos Yannaras is Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at the Panteion University in Athens. He holds a doctorate in philosophy from the Sorbonne/University Paris-IV and a doctorate in theology from the University of Thessaloniki. He has been a visiting professor of philosophy in Paris, Geneva, Lausanne and Crete and has received numerous honorary doctorates. His Person and Eros and his The Freedom of Morality had an unparalleled impact on the development of modern Greek theology. Sotiris Mitralexis is Seeger Fellow at Princeton University, Assistant Professor of philosophy at the City University of Istanbul and Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Winchester. He holds a doctorate in Philosophy from the Freie Universitat Berlin, a doctorate in Theology from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, and a degree in Classics from the University of Athens. He has taught philosophy in Istanbul, Athens and Berlin.