Kaloyan Hariskov

Kaloyan Hariskov

Kaloyan Hariskov

  • Dip., University of Sofia Bulgaria, 1990
  • M.A., University of South Carolina, 1995
  • Ph.D., University of South Carolina, 2003
First year at SCAD:

"I view teaching as an all-embracing quest for answers to basic human questions. It is both my intent and desire through my teaching to convey to students the excitement and variety of philosophy."


Doctoral dissertation, "The Subject of Change in Aristotle's Metaphysics"; master of arts thesis, "Plato's Ontological System"


American Philosophical Association, Society for Ancient Greek Philosophy, Aristotelian Society

Publications and presentations

  • "Readings in the History of Æsthetics: An Open-Source Reader;" Plato's Phaedrus, Plato's Ion, University of South Carolina Philosophy Journal, 2006
  • "Aristotle's Concept of Form in Coming into Being by Art," Ergon, University of South Carolina Philosophy Journal, 2005
  • "Plato's Concept of Being" presented and included in Vol. IV of the International Philosophy Seminars in Dubrovnik, Croatia, 1998

Lectures and presentations

  • "Intelligent Design Issue," Savannah College of Art and Design, 2006
  • "Basic Features and Implications of David Hume's 'Fork,'" Kingwood College, 2006
  • "Principles of Moral Reasoning," Eastfield College, 2006
  • "The Acquisition of Virtue in Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics," Caldwell College, 2005
  • "'All Things Were Together': The Inability of Aristotle's Predecessors to Explain Change," Westfield State College, 2004
  • "Aristotelian and Contemporary Notions of Integrity as a Moral Imperative," University of South Carolina, 2003
  • "Moral Knowledge in Aristotle," University of South Carolina, 2002
  • "The Concept of Time in Aristotle and Augustine," University of South Carolina, 2001
  • "The Unity of Form and Matter in Living Things," South Carolina State University, 2000
  • "Forms of Natural Substances in Aristotle," South Carolina State University, 1999
  • "The Moral Good in Plato, Aristotle and Kant," University of South Carolina, 1998
  • "Aristotle's Criticism of Plato in Metaphysics Z," University of South Carolina, 1997
  • "Some Philosophical Aspects in Ancient Greek Mythology," University of South Carolina, 1996

Previous Positions

Visiting assistant professor, Lander University, Georgia State University; lecturer, University of South Carolina; teaching assistant, University of South Carolina