Manos Perrakis was born in Athens, where he attented the Classical Lyceum of Anavryta. He studied German, Semiotics and Philosophy, and holds a Ph.D. in Philosophy from Humboldt University, Berlin.  He mainly works on the interface between aesthetics and practical philosophy. He taught at the Technical University of Berlin, and he was Lise-Meitner Research Fellow of the Austrian Science Fund at the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz. Currently, he is Research Associate at the Music and Arts University of the City of Vienna.