of the Russian Philosophical Society
No. 4 (52) 2009 (240 p.)
We hereby announce publication and circulation of the Bulletin of the Russian Philosophical Society No. 4, 2009 (Editor-in-Chief, Professor A. N. Chumakov; Executive Secretary, Professor N. Z. Yaroschuk).
The New Year Editor’s Column
titled On the Issue of Competence (by
Pr. A. N. Chumakov) is followed by a section on the World Philosophy Day: Philosophy in the Dialogue of Cultures. Read this for information on the World
Philosophy Day activities in
Read Information from the RPhS Regional Branches and Organisations for a detailed account of the Round Table on Russian Philosophy and Russian Statehood in Rostov-on-Don (the Don Philosophical Society) and the activities of the Udmurt RPhS Branch.
See News from the Moscow
Philosophical Society for
information about the Academic Readings in memory of A. A. Malinovsky, biologist and
philosopher (son of A. A. Bogdanov); the Fourth International Conference on Contemporary Humanitarian Problems. The
Humanitarian Consciousness: Problems, Inquiries, Prospects at the Moscow
State University of Civil Engineering; the Third International Academic
Conference on Knowledge and Innovations:
Sociopolitical and Politico-economical Studies at the Faculty of
Philosophy, the Moscow State Lomonosov University;
the Third Annual Workshop on Philosophical
Issues in Biology and Medicine: Traditions and Innovations. Read also the RPhS members’ Open
Letter to President D. A. Medvedev concerning the attempts to seize the premises
Comments inform about the Seventh Kireyevsky
Readings Optina Pustyn and the
Russian Culture in Kaluga; the Anacharsis Tauris Readings
in Simferopol; the International Public Conference
commemorating the 130th anniversary of E. I. Roerich in Moscow; the young academics’ forum on Philosophical Issues in Contemporary
Psychology in Krasnodar; the Round Table on the World Financial Crisis: A Beginning or an
End? at the Financial Academy of the Government of
Read Summing-up the Fifth Russian
Congress of Philosophy (
of Teaching Philosophy present prize-winning students’ essays on the
topic of What Is Missing from the University
Philosophy Course You Studied, What Would You Add to It and What Would You
Exclude? This competition was initiated by the
Education: Contemporary Approaches for The Rating of Universities as a Factor of Managerial Decision-making
by E. V. Bryzgalina (
To learn about Scholarly
Life in the Near Abroad read The
Intuitive Style of Thinking by Assoc. Pr. A. K. Turashbekov (
The issue’s Important Talk is by Pr. D. I. Dubrovsky (
Civil Society presents On the Problem of Civic Consciousness and Civil Society in the Russian
Federation by Assoc. Pr. O. V. Kozlova (
Published By Way of Discussion are The
Religious and the Scientific as Types of Human Attitudes Towards the Universe
by Pr. V. N. Sagatovsky (St. Petesrburg);
Is a Dialogue of Worldviews Possible?
by A. B. Shulyndina, Cand. Philos. Sc. (Nizhny
Novgorod); The Mystery of Aristotle’s
Denial of the Objectivity of the Dialectic by Assoc. Pr. V. D. Ruta (Moscow); On the Linguistic Turn in the 20th-century
Philosophy by Pr. L. P. Stankevich and Assoc. Pr. I. P. Polyakova (Lipetsk); Homo
Sapiens Will Give Way to Post-Humans by D. A. Dzhioeva, Cand. Philos. Sc.
Socio-natural Selection as a Universal Law of World History by S. S. Peruansky,
Cand. Phys. & Math. Sc. (
A Topical Issue is discussed in Science and Faith in the Epistemological Context by Pr. A. A. Krushanov (
Read History and
Philosophy of Science
for On the Usefullness
of Fundamental Science by Pr. E. A. Mamchur (
Read From the History of Russian
Philosophy for The Russian Cosmism: The Global Issues in
the 21st Century by Pr. A. D. Moskovchenko (
Global Studies inform about the seminar on The Philosophical and Methodological Research in the Field of Global Studies discussing Dr. Jagidsh Gandhi’s earlier presentation concerning The Social Responsibility of a Contemporary Institution.
Read Polemics for A Reply to a “Philosophical Partisan” by Pr. T. P. Lolayev (Vladikavkaz); and Philosophy as a Game of Thimbles by Pr. M. M. Prokhorov (
Culture presents Construing Culture and Mentality: The
Read Responses to Our Publications for The Dialectic of the Century by V. I. Dolzhenko (Moscow), a response to A Hundred Years Later by Pr. M. M. Prokhorov (RPhS Bulletin 2009:2); and Occultism in Contemporary Mentality by L. V. Fesenkova (Moscow), a response to publications by Pr. V. F. Druzhinin.
the Topic for
Feedback presents the analytical review of RPhS Bulletin 2009:3 by an independent
observer Pr. V. F. Druzhinin (
See Rejoinder for The
Read Philosophy of Business for an interview with Ye. V. Demichev, Rector, the Institute for Business and Politics.
See the Young Philosopher’s Page for Programming Minds by Imposing Stereotypes in the Sphere of Art by I. A. Sukmanov, a student (
Read Philosophy in the Internet for an interview with O. L. Shevchenko, Cand. Philos. Sc.,
Editor-in-Chief, ARGO, an e-Journal
of philosophy and literature (
See New Journals for information about Zinovyev. Isklyuchitel’nyy zhurnal (Zinovyev: An Exceptional Journal).
See Philosophers Joke Too for humorous miniatures by Leonid Podvoysky (
The Poetic Page presents verses by Mikhail Zhikharevich (
Read Our Contemporaries for The Joy of Intercourse by the writer Yuri Bondarev, about the work of V. A. Razumny, philosopher, publicist and critic (on the occasion of his 85th anniversary).
Read Jubilee for The 100th Anniversary of Martin Heidegger by Pr. N. F. Buchilo (
Mentioned as Noteworthy is information about The Proceedings of the Fifth Russian Congress of Philosophy and The New Encyclopedia of Philosophy, 4 vols. (the chance and terms of purchase).
A new column Looking for a Job is open for the benefit of those it may concern.
See also book reviews, annotations, book announcements, information about books and journals available at the RPhS Presidium, doctoral (20) and candidate (90) dissertations in philosophy defended in the fourth quarter of 2009.
Published also are letters of congratulations on jubilees and other notable events in philosophers’ lives and obituaries.
See supplement to the information about the RPhS Structure and the RPhS Membership List (as published in RPhS Bulletin 2009:3); the former currently uniting 113 regional branches, 47 field branches, 39 primary units of the Moscow Philosophical Society; (47); the latter totalling 6,026.
Read also requirements for the RPhS membership for 2010. 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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