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Department of Philosophy & Social Studies
University of Crete
Campus of Rethymnon
74100 Rethymno

Phone number: ++30 2831077211/15/16
Fax number:++30 2831077222

Chloe Balla, Assistant Professor


PhD, Aristotelean University of Thessaloniki, Department of Philosophy, 1996.
M.A., University of Pennsylvania, Department of Classical Studies, 1993.
M.A., University of Pennsylvania, Department of Philosophy, 1990.
B.A., Aristotelean University of Thessaloniki, Department of Philosophy, Psychology and Education, 1987.

University of Pennsylvania, Teaching Assistant, 1989-1992
Harvard University, Center for Hellenic Studies, Junior Fellow, 1999-2000
University of Crete, Department of Philosophy and Social Studies, Temporary Lecturer, Spring 1998, 2001-2004.

IKY [=State Fellowship Foundation], Post-doctoral Fellow, 2000-2001
The Center for Hellenic Studies. Junior Fellow, 1999-2000.
British School of Archaeology, Centenary Bursary, Oxford, August 1998.
IKY [=State Fellowship Foundation], 1994-1996.
Erasmus Fellowship, Leiden University, April-June 1995.
A. Onassis Foundation, 1993-1994.
Fulbright Foundation, 1988-89.
University of Pennsylvania, Department of Philosophy, 1988-89.
IKY [=State Fellowship Foundation], 1986-87.



Πλατωνική πειθώ: Aπό τη ρητορική στην πολιτική. [Platonic Peitho: From Rhetoric to Political Science]. Athens: Polis 1997 (revised version of doctoral dissertation).
H μετάδοση της γνώσης στην αρχαιότητα. [The transmission of knowledge in antiquity]. Co-edited with D. Kyrtatas, Athens: Nesos (Tοπικάε’), 1999.
Rhetorica 25.1 (winter 2007), Thematic issue: “The Interface between Philosophy and Rhetoric in Classical Athens” (Guest editor - the volume is based on the conference “The interface between philosophy and rhetoric in Classical Athens”, held at the University of Crete, organized in collaboration with Anna Missiou,  29-31 October 2004). The Greek version of the proceedings will appear by University of Crete Press

“Plato and Aristotle on experience and expertise: the case of medicine». Philosophical Inquiry XXV.3/4 (Summer/Falll 2003): 177-88.
“Από την εικασία στη διαλεκτική: Μια απάντηση στον Παύλο Καλλιγά” [From eikasia to dialectic: An answer to Paul Kalligas]. Δευκαλίων 22/1(Ιούνιος 2004): 127-42.
“Γραμματικό και φυσικό γένος: πρώιμες μαρτυρίες” [Sex and Gender: Early Evidence”. Αριάδνη 11 (2005): 129-43.
“Γιατί ο Πλάτων δέχεται τις γυναίκες στην τάξη των φυλάκων;” [Why Plato accepts women among the Guardians” Υπόμνημαστηφιλοσοφία2 (Dec. 2004): 105-15.
“Isocrates, Plato, and Aristotle, on Rhetoric”. Rhizai 1 (2004): 45-71.
“Plato and Aristotle on experience and expertise: the case of medicine”. Philosophical Inquiry XXV/3-4 (2003): 178-188. 
“Aristotle versus Plato on Studying the Emotions”. In D. Koutras, ed., On Aristotle’s Poetics and the Art of Rhetoric, Athens 2003, 16-25.
“Iατρική αναλογία και φιλοσοφία της ποινής: η περίπτωση του Πλάτωνα” [The medical analogy and philosophy of punishment: the case of Plato”. Δευκαλίων 19/2 (Dec. 2001), 159-72.
“Ιστορικός και πλατωνικός Γοργίας: παρατηρήσεις για τις απαρχές της ρητορικής τέχνης” [Historical and Platonic Gorgias: Remarks on the origins of rhetoric]. Ισοπολιτεία (2001), 95-113.
“Γραφή και ιατρική στην κλασσική αρχαιότητα: η συγκρότηση και η μετάδοση ενός επιστημονικού λόγου” [Literacy and Medicine in Classical Antiquity: Construction and Transmission of a Scientific Discourse]. In D. Kyrtatas and Ch. Balla, eds, H μετάδοση της γνώσης στην αρχαιότητα, , 39-49.
EKOYΣA ΠEIΣΘEIΣA TE YΠEIKEN. Deukalion  15/2 (1998): 213-24.
“Aπό την κοσμολογία στην πολιτική: Όροι της υπακοής στον πλατωνικό νόμο” [From Cosmology to Political Science: Conditions of Obeyance to the Platonic Law], in J. Solomon and G. Kouzelis, eds., Πειθαρχία και γνώση [Discipline and Knowledge], Athens: Society for the Study of the Human Sciences, 1994, 329-37.
“Kοσμική και πολιτική τάξη στον Πλάτωνα: Aπό το Δημιουργό του Tίμαιου στους κυβερνήτες της Πολιτείας και του Πολιτικού [Cosmological and Political Order in Plato: From the Demiurge of the Timaeus to the Rulers of the Republic and the Politicus], Παλίμψηστον 12 (1993): 66-80.