Maria Protopapas-Marneli is Research Director and Acting Director at the Research Centre on Greek Philosophy at the Academy of Athens. She organizes the monthly Seminar of Greek Philosophy at the Academy of Athens. Her area of expertise and field of research is Ancient Greek Philosophy, especially Philosophy of the Hellenistic era and Philosophy of French Renascence. She is the author, among others, of “La Rhétorique de Stoïciens, L’Harmattan, 2002 and Montaigne. La vigueur du discours. Sur une influence de rhétorique stoïcienne dans les Essais, Presses de l’Université Laval, 2009, as well as of many articles written in Greek, English, French and Italian.