We hereby announce publication and circulation of the Bulletin of the Russian Philosophical Society No. 1, 2007 (Editor-in-Chief, Professor A. N. Chumakov; Executive Secretary, Professor N. Z. Yaroschuk).
The issue opens with the Editor’s Column by Pr. A. N. Chumakov writing about the journal’s ten years’ experience, the editors’ policy and the principles of intercourse with authors and readers on the occasion of Entering the New Decade
Information from the RPhS Regional Branches and Organisations includes materials about the activities of the RPhS Saratov regional branch in 2006; the past and present of St. Petersburg Philosophic Society; the session of the RPhS Magadan branch attended by RPhS Vice President A. N. Chumakov; the activities of the Geopolitics section; the RPhS Theological Scholars section; the RPhS Orenburg regional branch winning the competition for public financial support.
Comments inform about the Round Table on Credo New and Contemporary Public
Philosophical Debates in St. Petersburg; the Theoretical Seminar on Ethics in Science in Ulyanovsk State Technological University; the Sixth Frolov Readings On
the Meaning of Life, on Death and Immortality at the Institute of
Philosophy, the Russian Academy of Sciences (Moscow); the activities
commemorating the 150th anniversary of Sigmund Freud; the International Young
Political Scientitsts’ Forum Foros – Siberia –
Read Conference of Social Science Department Heads for information on the National Conference of Social Science Departments Chairs and Teachers of Humanities from the Education National Project Winner-Schools at the Moscow State Lomonosov University and the conference’s recommendations, as well as responses to it: Silent Destruction by Pr. V. N. Belov (Saratov) and Conference of Humanitarians and Humanitarian Mission by Pr. V. I. Przhilensky (Stavropol).
See Towards the Twenty-second World
Congress of Philosophy for information
about the congress on Rethinking Philosophy
to be held from July 30 to August 5,
Philosophy informs of the International
Philosophy Day in
of Reaching Philosophy presents Journal and Textbook Philosophy: Can
Alienation Be Oversome? by
Pr. V. N. Porus (
Education: Contemporary Approaches presents On Practicableness of Philosophical Education by
Pr. V. S. Diev, Dean, Faculty of Philosophy,
Union of Philosophy and Natural Sciences presents Ignorance Is Not an Argument by Pr. T. P. Lolayev (Vladikavkaz).
of Philosophical Cooperation presents
Russian Cultural Studies in China by
Pr. Chan Baichun (
We dedicate a special Chinese Philosophy Page to the Russia Year in
Civil Society presents excerpts from the Russian Federation Public Chamber Experts Report analyzing realities created by the developing civil society (to be continued).
The Standpoint presents Is Knowledge of Mind and Soul Scientific? by Pr. D. V. Pivovarov (Yekaterinburg).
Issue presents With What Is Renaissance of Philosophy to Begin? by Pr. V. A. Kharitonov (
Published By Way of Discussion are Loss of the Meaning of Life as a Problem of Modern Society by I. F. Ponizovkina, Ph. D. (Moscow); Transformations of Soviet Culture by L. A. Bulavla, Ph. D. (Moscow); Aesthetic Space and Its Perception by N. N. Rodnova (Moscow); The Role of Text in Cognitive Interpretation by Pr. A. B. Belinskaya (Moscow); The Twinkling of Reason in the Darkness of Rationalities by Assoc. Prof. V. D. Zhirnova (Moscow).
Anthropology presents Anthropological Renaissance by
Pr. P. s. Gurevich (
and Culture presents Culture and Freedom by Pr. V. Zh. Kellé (
Philosophies present Traces of Archaic Thinking in the Chinese
Language by postgraduate student M. V. Bereznyak (
and Philosophy of Science present On the Systems Approach to Giving Classes
on History and Philosophy of Science by Assoc. Pr. V. M. Kondratyev (
Global Studies inform of the recent meetings of the Global Studies Regular Seminar under the RPhS Presidium discussing Global Problems and Ways to Solve Them as presented by Pr. A. M. Kovalyov (Moscow) and Political Orthodoxy in the Global World as presented A. V. Mitrofanova, D. Polit. Sc. Read also Philosophical and Sociopolitical Problems of Globalised Society by doctoral student A. A. Gezalov (Baku).
to Our Publications present Turn to Culture to Protect Philosophy
by Assoc. Prof. T. S. Lapina (
with Our Readers presents a
letter by Pr. Ph. Kh. Kessidi (
Feedback presents an analytical review of RPhS Bulletin 2006:4 by an independent observer Pr. V. F. Druzhinin (
The Young Philosopher’s Page presents Accessing
in the Internet presents Is There Life in the Internet? by
Foreign Journal presents
Transactions of the Russian Philosophical Society inform of the namesake publication providing all RPhS members with a unique chance of self-expression and self-assertion in presenting their writings on a wide range of subjects to the judgement of an exacting audience. The goals and purposes of the publication, as well as criteria of selection are explained Pr. Yu. M. Khrustalyov, Executive Editor.
Philosophers Joke Too present Speckled Hen and The Gender Interpretation of Dasein by Pr. V. A. Konev who has dedicated these philosophical humoresques to the Women’s Day (March 8).
The Poetic Page presents poems by Alevtina Shiryaeva (
Pro Memoria presents recollections of the distinguished Russian
philosopher Pavel Vasilyevich
Kopnin by Pr. F. A. Selivanov (
Our Contemporaries present Tamara Vasilyevna Samsonova and Andumalik Nysanbayev.
Read Useful Information about the results of the young scholars and students’ competition in philosophy, social science, psychology and law studies in 2006; Regulations for Application and Publication of Scholarly Papers in the Bulletin of the Tambov University; the launch of the UNESCO International Network of Women Philosophers; V. A. Stoff Centre for Contemporary Philosophy and Culture.
Published as Noteworthy are information about Presidential Grant of 300,000 roubles for the needs of RPhS regional branches; master vacancies in History and Philosophy of Science and Applied Ethics at the Faculty of Philosophy, Moscow State Lomonosov University; The Golden (Silver) Owl, Russia’s first philosophical medal; the Eurasian Studies Branch of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences; the multimedia publications of the RPhS Social Medicine and Psychology section; the Sixth Young Authors School in Pushkin (off St. Petersburg); the International Philosophy Olympiad in Turkey.
See also book reviews, annotations, book announcements, information on books and journals available at the RPhS Presidium, doctoral (8) and candidate (90) dissertations in philosophy defended in the first quarter of 2007.
Published also are letters of congratulations on jubilees and other notable events in philosophers’ lives and obituaries.
We also publish Supplement to the RPhS Conferences Plan for 2007 (101 events); supplement the RPhS Structure informing of the Philosophy of Geopolitcs section; Additions to the RPhS Membership List (amounting to 5,665 individual members).
Read also requirements for the RPhS membership for 2007. Like in other issues of the Bulletin it is explained that the Russian Philosophical Society counts as its members only those who have paid the yearly membership fee and have been consequently included in the current year membership list. They henceforward enjoy all the privileges of the Society members, including subscription to the RPhS Bulletin. Full membership lists are published yearly in RPhS Bulletin No. 3 for the year in question; additions to the membership lists, in RPhS Bulletin No. 4.
On the occasion of the Bulletin’s 10th anniversary we publish photo portraits of Editorial Board members and column editors.
The Bulletin’s subscription index in the Rospechat Catalogue is 79643. Please, send your e-mail messages addressed to the RPhS Presidium and the RPhS Bulletin Editorial Board to firstname.lastname@example.org. Our Internet website is www.logic.ru/~phil-soc. To contact the Editors, please, call (495) 637-24-02 or (495) 637-92-98.