of the Russian Philosophical Society
No. 1 (45) 2008 (256 p.)
We hereby announce publication and circulation of the Bulletin of the Russian Philosophical Society No. 1, 2008 (Editor-in-Chief, Professor A. N. Chumakov; Executive Secretary, Professor N. Z. Yaroschuk).
This issue’s Editor’s Column titled Strokes to the RPhS Activities’ Picture outlines the Societies’ immediate tasks.
Towards the Twenty-second
World Congress of Philosophy
reminds that the Congress with its main topic Rethinking Philosophy Today will take
place from July 30 in
Information from the RPhS
Regional Branches and Organisations includes
materials about the activities of the Saratov and Udmurt RPhS Branches;
International Conference on Russia and
Bashkortostan: Sociohistotic Cooperation in
See News from the
Moscow Philosophical Society
for information about the Society’s next general session;
the joint meeting of the MPhS Executive Board and the section on Humanities and Creativity of the
Events and Comments inform about International Conference on Media as a Philosophical Subject in St. Petersburg; International Conference on Father Pavel Florensky’s Legacy and Russia’s Museums in Kostroma; Conference on Philosophical Anthropology in the 21st Century: Prospects and Trends in Yekaterinburg; the Second International Youth Conference on Artificial Intelligence: Philosophy, Methodology, Innovations in St. Petersburg; International Public Conference Live Ethics and Science at the Roerich International Centre in Moscow; the Third Russian Open National Conference Sorokin Readings at the Lomonosov State University in Moscow; the International Youth Educational Forum Foros – Siberia 2008 (within the framework of a o long-range educational project The Politics of the 21st Century. CIS Future Elite) in Novosibirsk; the Russian National Workshop on Traditions and Innovations in Teaching Cultural Sciences in St. Petersburg; the activities on the Methodological Seminar of the municipal educational institutions and research institutes at the Moscow State Pedagogical University; the 16th International Christmas Educational Readings in Moscow.
Philosophers’ Roman Vacation for the participants’ opinions about the
recent trip to
Problems of Teaching
Philosophy present On
Solovyov Seminar and a Little Bit on Myself by Pr. V. N. Porus
Read Managing Education: Contemporary Approaches for information on the innovative educational programme on Philosophy and methodology of Decision-Making (programme manager: Pr. G. V. Sorina) at the Faculty of Philosophy, Lomonosov State University (Moscow); the recent meeting of the Presidium of the Council for Instruction Methods in Philosophy, Political and Religious Studies, the Instructional-Methodological Association for Classical University Education, and its decisions; the professional skills enhancement trip to Paris of the humanities teachers of the Southern Federal District (Rostov-on-Don).
See Scholarly Life in the Near Abroad for information about International Conference on Social Responsibility as a Factor in Developing Civil Society in Kiev; International Conference on Philosophy and Social Progress in Tashkent.
Philosophical Life Abroad
informs about International Conference on Knowledge,
Creativity and Social Transformation in
On the Chinese Philosophy Page read the first of series of articles on the general subject of Teaching Philosophy in China by Pr. V. G. Burov.
presents On Enhancing the Role of Social
Work by Pr. V. A. Nikitin (
is taken by S. A. Sharakshané, Ph. D. (
See Raising an Issue
presents Humanism versus Globalisation of
Violence by Pr. V. I. Krasikov (
Published By Way of
Discussion are Categories
of Specific Branches of Science in the Structure of Thinking by
Assoc. Pr. M. Sharipov (
A Topical Issue is discussed in The Social Chronotopos and the Problem of Subject in Social Ontology by Pr. V. Ye. Kemerov (Yekaterinburg) (conclusion).
A new column Eurasianism: Prospects of Understanding invites to dialogue on the problems related to the Eurosianist idea.
Philosophical Anthropology presents Ecological Personalism in the Philosophy of
T. Rozzak by M. A. Sultanova, Ph.D. (
Philosophy and Culture
opens with Outlines to Alexander
Katsura’s Novel by
Philosophy of Nation’s Health
presents Preservation of Health as a
Factor of National Security by Pr. Yu. M. Khrustalyov
See our Global Studies column for information about the recent activities of the Regular Seminar for the Philosophy and Methodology of Global Studies.
Philosophy of Business
presents On Protection of Intellectual Property by R. A. Novikov
Our Inviting to Debate column,
under which initial responses to the Ten Academicians’ Open Letter to President
Putin about ‘Clericalisation of the Russian Society’ were published, is renamed
Continuing the Debate. New contributions to the debate are On Clericalisation of the Russian Society
by N. N. Kuznetsova (Pavlovsky Posad, Moscow Oblast); In Support of the 10 by Pr. I. V. Vishev (
Read Responses to Our Publications
for The Subject and the ‘Subjectivity of
Man’ by Assoc. Pr. V. D. Ruta (
Pursuing the Topic presents On Four Quasireligious Trends in Philosophy by Pr. D. V. Pivovarov (Yekaterinburg).
Feedback presents an analytical review of RPhS Bulletin 2007:4 by an independent
observer Pr. V. F. Druzhinin (
information about the new sociophilosophical school founed by V. Ye. Bugera,
D. Phil. Sc. (
See From the Editorial
Board’s Correspondence for selected letters to and from
Pr. F. Kh. Kessidi (
The Young Philosopher’s
Page presents The Tasks
of University Youth in the Russian Political Process by F. I. Shelyapin,
postgraduate student (
See Philosophy in the
Internet for Part 2 of Internet as a Vector of Change: “From Things to Ideas!” by R. M. Maslennikov,
postgraduate student (Tver); and The News
from Philosophical Sites by Ye. B. Zolotykh,
Cand. Geol.-Mineral. Sc. (
informs about the renewed publication of
Polignothis and the forthcoming new
quarterly Panorama of Eurasia (
Read Philosophers Joke Too for a
humoristic address to Pr. V. Ye. Davidovich (Rostov-on-Don)
by Assoc. Pr. A. I. Dzyura (
On the Poetic Page read verse
by Boris Rezhabek (
Read Pro Memoria for reminiscences about Pr. R. S. Karpiskaya by Pr. I. K. Liseyev.
The Solovyov’s Jubilee column reprints Appeal to Philosophers, Friends and Admirers of Russian Philosophy and reminds that donations to the future monument to the philosopher are to be transferred to the Presidium’s special account INN 7704169045, Rossiyskoe Filosofskoe Obshchestvo OAO “Bank Moskvy”, Moscow, account No. 40703810500390000079, BIK 044525219; cor. acc. 30101810500000000219, OKPO 00071023, OKONH 98400, KPP 770401001. Read also On the Future Monument to Vladimir Solovyov in Moscow by Polish diplomat Stanislav Cieniuch; information about the musical recital dedicated to Vladimir Solovyov at the Silver Age Museum (Moscow).
Read Competition: The Results for information about the results of the young scholars and students competition in philosophy, social sciences< psychology and law in 2007.
Read Useful Information about the Third International Workshop on Philosophy to Children: The Dialogue of Cultures and the Culture of Dialogue to be held under UNESCO auspices in Moscow from June 4 to 7, 2008; the forthcoming collection of scholarly papers on Topical Problems of Sociohumanitarian Sciences to be published by the Moscow Pedagogical University; the next meeting of the Regular Seminar Marxist Readings at the Institute of Philosophy, Russian Academy of Sciences; the next Days of St. Petersburg Philosophy – 2008 (Novemner 20-22, 2008).
Mentioned as Noteworthy is information about the forthcoming Sixth International Conference on problems of tolerance at the St. Petersburg State University; conference on Intelligentsia and Its Role in Search for Civic Concord to be held in Sevastopol )May 23-26, 2008); periodicals Ekonomicheskaya i filosofskaya gazeta (Economic and Philosophical Gazette) and Argumenty nedeli (The Week’s Arguments).
Read also Beware
of Hack-Work by N. Z. Yaroshchuk (
Supplement to the RPhS Conferences Plan for 2008 (see RPhS Bulletin 2007:4 for the main list) adds 13 new events (the total reaching 94).
See also book reviews, annotations, book announcements, information on books and journals available at the RPhS Presidium, doctoral (7) and candidate (16) dissertations in philosophy defended in the first quarter of 2008.
Published also are letters of congratulations on jubilees and other notable events in philosophers’ lives and obituaries.
Read also requirements for the RPhS membership for 2008. 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.
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