Dr Elias Tempelis studied Philosophy at the Universities of Athens and London and is Associate Professor of Greek Philosophy at the Hellenic Naval Academy. His doctoral dissertation is about knowledge of the divine according to the School of Ammonius. His postdoctoral research is about the metaphysics of the Neoplatonist philosophers Syrianus and Asclepius. Byzantine and Modern Greek Philosophy are also included among his interests. He has participated in many conferences and research projects in Greece and abroad.