- University of Ioannina
- Academic Staff
- Research interests
His current research interests are in the field of Industrial Chemistry and History and Epistemology of Chemistry. He is interested in the reception of new scientific ideas during the Hellenic Enlightenment as well as alchemy in Byzantium.
- Short CV
Efthymios P. Bokaris is Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, University Ioannina. BsC Chemistry, Univ. of Athens, BsC Chemical Engineering, Univ. of Patras, PhD Chemistry, Univ. of Ioannina, and Sabbatical in Strasbourg, France (CNRS). Current research interests in the field of Industrial Chemistry and History and Epistemology of Chemistry. Works on the reception of new scientific ideas during the Hellenic Enlightenment and alchemy in Byzantium. Senior Researcher in the European research Programme HePHaESTUS. Among his publications are:
Epistemology and History of Chemistry, University Press of Ioannina, Ioannina 2000
‘Chemistry as discontinuity of Alchemy’, in Issues on the Theory of Sciences of Nature, Ed. C. Scordoulis, Topos, Athens 2008
"The spread of Chymia and Lavoisier's views in the Greek speaking Regions", in J.R. Bertmeu-Sanchez et al., (eds), Neighbours and Territories The Evolving Identity of Chemistry, Leuven, Belgium, 2008, pp. 597-607 (with V. Koutalis).
“The "System of Chymists" and the "Newtonian dream" in Greek-speaking Communities in the 17th - 18th centuries”, Science and Education, 17, 641-661, 2008 (with V. Koutalis)
“The encounter of Lavoisiers' Chemical Nomenclature with the empiricist "Experimental Philosophy" of Demetrious-Daniel Philippides in the Hellenic-speaking regions at the dawn of 19th century”, Archives Internationales d’ Histoire Des Sciences, 60 (164), 117-136, 2010