of the Russian Philosophical Society
No. 3 (43) 2007 (240 p.)
We hereby announce publication and circulation of the Bulletin of the Russian Philosophical Society No. 3, 2007 (Editor-in-Chief, Professor A. N. Chumakov; Executive Secretary, Professor N. Z. Yaroschuk).
The Editor’s Column
titled Time to Decide
highlights the principal points about the forthcoming 22nd World Congress of
Philosophy to be held in
To those who will not attend the Congress for various
reasons (the accompanying persons, sponsors, would-be participants having
missed the deadlines) but would like to join this subsequent train trip a
special cultural program will be offered to keep them entertained in
Applications to join the trip are to be sent to the RPhS Presidium by e-mail (email@example.com) or fax (+7-494 637-2402) not later than December 5, 2007.
See Towards the Twenty-second World Congress of Philosophy for the basic information about the congress on Rethinking Philosophy Today. (For full information, visit the Congress official website at www.wep2008.or.kr.) Our column provides a list of plenary sessions, symposiums and sections, and specifies the application procedures.
Information from the RPhS Regional Branches and Organisations includes materials about International Conference on Man in Contemporary Philosophical Theories in Volgograd; the activities of the Bryansk Scientific-Philosophical School for Socionatural Research from 2002 to 2007; the joint meeting of the Buryat RPhS Branch and the UNESCO International Department of Ecological Ethics, the East-Siberian State Technological University that discussed Ecological Ethics and Sustainable Development of Baikal Tourism; the International Conference on Problems of Logic of Sociocultural Development and the Philosophy in Western Siberia in Biysk; the meeting of the Norilsk RPhS Branch discussing Pr. Ye. V. Tkachyova’s talk on What Kind of Teaching Books on Humanities Do Contemporary Students Need.
The subcolumn News from the Moscow Philosophical Societies informs about the conference on Rethinking Philosophy Today: A Glimpse from Russia to be held on the World Philosophy Day and give floor to the participants of the forthcoming World Congress of Philosophy; the seminar on The World of Islam and Globalisation held by the Moscow Philosophical Society and the Embassy of Iran in Russia.
Events and Comments
inform about the Second Assembly of the World Forum Intellectual Russia in
The Russian Philosophers’ Roman
a collection of participants’ comments on the recent collective trip to
Problems of Teaching
Philosophy present I Don’t Know About You, But As Far As
I Am Concerned… by Pr. V. N. Porus (
Under Managing Education:
Contemporary Approaches read Managerial Decisions in Contemporary Educational System by
Pr. G. V. Sorina (
Our contribution to the Year of China in
See our Civil Society
column for On the Quality of Civil
Society Institutions by S. A. Markov and
Pr. Yu. V. Yarmak (
Read Raising an Issue
for Natural, Social and Humanitarian
Sciences by Pr. V. M. Pivoyev (
Pursuing the Topic,
Pr. M. S. Dmitrieva and Postgraduate Student S. S. Romanenko
This issue’s Important Talk is On the Philosophy of Engels by Pr. K. N. Lyubutin (Yekaterinburg)
Published By Way of
Discussion are articles Russian
Judges Against Anthropic Principle by Assoc. Pr. Ye. S. Usachyov
A Topical Issue is discussed in The Social Chronotopos and the Problem of Subject on Social Ontology by Pr. V. Ye. Kemerov (Yekaterinburg) (to be continued).
Philosophical Anthropology presents The Image of Man in M. M. Bakhtin’s
Conception of Dialogue by Assoc. Pr. E. M. Spirova
present Intercultural Natural Theology
and Indian Physicoteleological Arguments by Pr. V. K. Shokhin
Our Global Studies column presents a new journal, The Age of Globalisation: The Study of Contemporary Global Processes (to start in 2008).
column presents On the Systemic Crisis of
Russian Philosophy and the Ways of Overcoming It by Pr. I. A. Aleksandrov
Philosophy of Business
presents Social Trajectory by D. G. Shkayev,
postgraduate student (
See Inviting to Debate for the initial responses to the Ten Academicians’ open letter to President Putin about clericalization of the Russian society and the reply the members of the Academy got from notable writers and other cultural figures: Temporality as an Alternative to Theism and A-theism by Pr. I. I. Kondrashin (Moscow), and Religious Faith and Scientific Knowledge Are Antagonists by Pr. I. A. Gobozov (Moscow).
Feedback presents an analytical review of some materials from
RPhS Bulletin 2007:2 by an
independent observer Pr. V. F. Druzhinin (
Philosophy in the Internet presents Is There Philosophy in the Internet? by R. M. Maslennikov, postgraduate student (Tver).
See Philosophers Joke Too for a selection
of jokes and witticisms from And God
Created Laughter: Religious Jokes and Anecdotes by Mihail Sergeyev,
Ph. D. (
Poetic Page for verse
by Alexei Panishchev (
Read Useful Information about journals Oedipus,
Philosophical Antiquity Studies and the
Classical Tradition, Landshaft;
the 60th anniversary of the Znanie
[Knowledge] Society; a conference on Reintegration of Brotherly Nations of
Post-Soviet Republics: A Contemporary Categorical Imperative to be held in
Mentioned as Noteworthy are information about the forthcoming collection of
papers by RPhS members on Problems of Making a Civil Society in Russia;
the conference On Human Nature to be
held at the
See also book reviews, annotations, book announcements, information about books and journals available at the RPhS Presidium, doctoral (10) and candidate (22) dissertations in philosophy defended in the third quarter of 2007.
As usual, the year’s third issue contains information about of the Russian Philosophical Society’s organizational structure, which consists of the Presidium, the Inspection Committee, 116 regional branches, 49 field branches, 52 primary units of the Moscow Philosophical Society; we also publish the complete RPhS membership list (5,404 members).
Read also requirements for the RPhS membership for 2008. Like in all 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’s 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.
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