Background and activities


Filip Ivanovic was born in Montenegro, in 1986. He holds Bachelor and Masters degrees from the Department of Philosophy of the University of Bologna. In September 2010 he joined the NTNU's Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies with a project entitled "The Erotic-Aesthetic Dimension of Deification: Love and Beauty in Dionysius the Areopagite and Maximus the Confessor".

Research interests

  • Greek philosophy
  • Byzantine philosophy
  • patristics
  • aesthetics
  • Byzantine iconography
  • Orthodox Church

Scientific, academic and artistic work

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Journal publications


  • Ivanovic, Filip. (2011) Dionysius the Areopagite between Orthodoxy and Heresy. Cambridge Scholars Publishing. 2011. ISBN 978-1-4438-3348-6.
  • Ivanovic, Filip. (2010) Symbol and Icon: Dionysius the Areopagite and the Iconoclastic Crisis. Wipf and Stock Publishers. 2010. ISBN 978-1-60899-335-2.
  • Ivanovic, Filip. (2006) Problematika autokefalije Mitropolije Crnogorsko-Primorske. 2006. ISBN 978-86-7660-033-5.

Part of book/report

  • Ivanovic, Filip. (2011) Deification and Knowledge in Dionysius. Dionysius the Areopagite between Orthodoxy and Heresy.
  • Ivanovic, Filip. (2009) Ancient EROS and Medieval AGAPE. The Concept of Love in Plato and Maximus the Confessor. Greek Philosophy and the Issues of Our Age.
  • Ivanovic, Filip. (2008) Education in Byzantine Empire. PAIDEIA: Education in the Global Era.
  • Ivanovic, Filip. (2006) The Importance of Greek Culture for Development of European Civilization. The Philosophy of Culture.