An important Greek educator, philosopher and writer of the 20th century. From 1915 to 1919 he studied at the Theological Faculty of Athens University and had his graduate studies in Germany and France. In 1927 he became Doctor of Philosophy at the University of Tübingen.
He served as General Director (1944-1946) and later (1950 and 1963) as a Secretary General of the Ministry of Education. In 1958 he founded (as Vice President of the Athens Technological Institute) the Technical Schools Doxiadis. From 1946 to 1967 he was a regular literary collaborator of the newspaper 'To Vima'. He taught for 20 years (1947-1967) Philosophy, Psychology and Education at the educational institution (Laiko University) "Athenaion" founded by himself. In his days the Institute published 15 volumes of the journal "Paidia kai Zoe" (Education and Life, 1946-1961) and 100 volumes of ancient Greek Writers (publisher I. Zaharopoulos, 1953-1958). Two years before his death, he was elected member of the Academy of Athens