Born in the village Kadros of Crete, Eftichios Bitsakis studied Chemistry (University of Athens), Theoritical Physics and Philisophy (University of Paris). He is a doctor of Philosophy (University of Paris VIII) and Docteur d’Etat (France, Philosophy of Science). He taught Mathematics at the University of Paris Sud, and Philosophy of Sciences at the University of Paris VIII.
After his return to Greece (1976), Bitsakis worked as “principal researcher” in the National Institute of Scientific Research (Theoretical Physics). He was elected professor of Philosophy at the University of Ioannina (1980). During six years Bitsakis has been the Dean of the Faculty of Philosophy of this University. As an assistant Professor of Philosophy in the University of Athens, he taught in the Department of Physics a course concerning the foundations of Physics (Relativity and Quantum Mechanics).
Bitsakis published many papers in specialised journals (Foundations of Physics, Physics essays, Annales de la Fondation Louis de Broglie, Cahiers Fundamenta Scientiae, Epistémologiques etc), many papers in greek language and many contributions in Proceedings of Meeting on Physics and Philosophy.
Also Bitsakis published many books in Paris which have been translated in different languages.
Many of his books have been published in greek language, among them:
Being and Becoming (1965,2000, Stachi Publications)
Physique Contemporaine et Matérialisme Dialectique (greek translation,2006, Daedalus-Zacharopoulos Publications)
The Evolution of the Theories of Physics (2008 Daidalos-Zacharopoulos Publications)
The Potentialities of the Minimum (1979,2003 Daedalus-Zacharopoulos Publications)
Theory and Practice (1980,1998 Gutenberg Publications)
The Evergreen Tree of Knowledge (1995,1996 Stachi Publications)
The Roads of Dialectics (2003 Agra Publications)
Philosophical Anthropology (1980,1991 Gutenberg Publications)
Bitsakis is also the organizer of International Meetings on Physics and the Editor of a number of Proceedings, among them, the Concept of Probability. He is also the Editor of the theoretical review Utopia (Topos Books), member of the editorial Board of Physics Essays (University of Toronto), honorary Doctor of the Technical University of Crete and Chevalier des Palmes Académiques (France).