ΒΥΖΑΝΤΙΝΗ ΦΙΛΟΣΟΦΙΑ (1949-1990)
Η Βυζαντινή Φιλοσοφία στην σύγχρονη έρευνα
L'Heritage Patristique et la Philosophie Byzantine
Εργογραφία Βασιλείου Ν. Τατάκη
Historian of Greek Philosophy, well known for his contribution to the promotion of scientific research and the study of Greek Medieval/Byzantine Philosophy. He studied Classical Philology and Philosophy in the Universities of Thessaloniki, Greece and Cologne, Germany, where he was awarded a Doctor of Philosophy (1960, summa cum laude) having submitted a thesis on Michael Psellos’s unpublished Commentary on Aristotle (Berlin, 1962). From 1973 to 1983 he was Director of the Research Center of Greek Philosophy in the Academy of Athens. He was Visiting Professor for Byzantine Philosophy at Creta University, in the Universities of Princeton, of Austin (Texas), and Tampa (South Florida) in the United States. He has been a member of the Board of Directors of the “International Society of Medieval Philosophy”–SIEPM He is the editor of the series “Philosophi Byzantini” which is published by the Academy of Athens under the auspices of the International Union of Academies (14 vols since 1984).
He belongs to the Editorial Advisors of the Yearbooks Medieval Philosophy and Theology (Cambridge, USA), Bochumer Philosophisches Jahrbuch für Antike und Mittelalter (Bochum, Germany), Chronicles of Aesthetics (Athens), Philosophy and Education (Athens), European Journal of Sience and Theology (Iasi, Romania).
Publications: More than 120 Articles, Editions of Medieval Greek texts, extented Studies, Book-Reviews,Translations etc. A great part of them are now published in 3 volums of more than 1300 pages under the titles : Ancient Greek Philosophy. Historiography and Research, Athens 2004, 334 p. - Byzantine Philosophy. Texts and Studies, Athens 2002, 725 p. - Post-Byzantine Philosophy. Research in the sources, Athens 2001, 255 p.