Manos Perrakis, born in Athens, based in Vienna, is an academic researcher, writer and translator. He holds a PhD in Philosophy from Humboldt University, Berlin. His main focus lies on the interface between aesthetics and practical philosophy. He taught philosophy at the Technical University of Berlin. He was Lise-Meitner-Research Fellow of the Austrian Science Fund (FWF) at the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz, where he led the project Music as life-affirmation. The value of music in the life-philosophy, and Research Associate at the Music and Arts University of the City of Vienna. Member of the German society for philosophical practice (IGPP) and its professional association (BV-PP). He has translated German classics in Greek, and he has also published poems, essays and two books of prose.