Spyridon Tegos

Invited Researcher of DEA Programme
Stay in France: from September 1st to September 30, 2018

Spyridon Tegos is assistant professor of philosophy in the University of Crete, Greece. He currently works on a twofold project regarding the influence of French classic literature, philosophy and drama on David Hume and Adam Smith and their reception in France during and after the French revolution focusing on the topic of the satire of manners.

The project 

Title: Middle class (in)civility: manners and satire in Adam Smith and its french legacy

Keywords

manners and morals, theories of laughter and satire (16th-18th centuries), (in)civility, vulgarity, middle class manners, ridicule, sympathy, Adam Smith, Crébillon fils, Marivaux, Lucian, Swift, Germaine de Stael, Mary Wollstonecraft, Sophie de Grouchy

Selected publications

  • "Libéralité et mœurs de rangs moyens’ chez Adam Smith", Libéral/libéralité/liberalisme : histoire et enjeux d’un (non) lien (dir. É. Le Jallé, F. McIntosh), Paris: Champion, 2018
  • "The “Spectator” and the Impartial Spectator in Adam Smith’s Pluralism", COSMOS + TAXIS, 2.3 2015 31-39
  • "Les icônes des mouvements d’émancipation et leur sceptique", Raison publique, 2015 (version en ligne http://www.raison-publique.fr/article743.html)
  • ‘’Sympathie morale et tragédie sociale: Sophie de Grouchy lectrice d’Adam Smith” Noesis, VRIN/UNIVERSITÉ DE NICE, 2014, 265-292
  • "Addisonian and Courtly Origins of Politeness in Adam Smith" in Revue Internationale de Philosophie, numéro spécial sur la Theory of Moral Sentiments, guest editor Ryan Hanley, 3/2014, 317-342
  • ‘’Sympathie morale et tragédie sociale : Sophie de Grouchy lectrice d’Adam Smith” Noesis, VRIN/UNIVERSITÉ DE NICE, 2014, 265-292
  • Addisonian and Courtly Origins of Politeness in Adam Smith’ in Revue Internationale de Philosophie, numéro spécial sur la Theory of Moral Sentiments, guest editor Ryan Hanley, 3/2014, 317-342
  • Pitié et sympathie chez Rousseau et Hume : l’aporie de la normalisation des rapports sociaux’, Les discours de la sympathie. Enquête sur une notion de l’âge classique à la modernité, eds. Thierry Belleguic, Eric Van Schueren, Sabrina Vervacke, Paris : Hermann, 2014, 407-422
  • "Commercial Friendship Revisited: Adam Smith on Friendship" dans Propriety and Prosperity. New Studies on the philosophy of Adam Smith (eds.) Leslie Marsch, Palgrave-Macmillan, 2014
  • ‘“Adam Smith Theorist of Corruption” in Oxford Handbook of Adam Smith, eds. Christopher Berry, M. Pia Paganneli, Craig Smith, Oxford University Press, 2013, 353-371
  • "The two Sources of Corruption of Moral Sentiments in Adam Smith", Adam Smith Review, 7/2013 , 130-147
  • "Hume’s case for French politeness", 40th International Hume Conference, Belo Horizonte, Universitade Federal Minas Gerais, 21-28 Juin 2013